Flirting with the Taboo at the Cairo Festival for Contemporary & Experimental Theatre
October 31, 2018
“That was something, wasn’t it?,” my dad mutters with a forced nonchalance.
Breaking the Migrant Archetype in The Raft (Shafq)
September 25, 2018
The Raft (Shafq), a Tunisian-Canadian co-production directed by Cyrine Gannoun and Majdi Bou Matar opened in Miami Theater in Downtown Cairo on the 12th of September.
How the Theatre Lab Disrupts the Echo Chamber with New Voices
September 26, 2019
It was lunchtime on the second day of the 2019 Sundance Institute Theatre Lab...
The Two-Fold Impact of COVID on Immigrant Artists
May 1, 2020
While we have turned our attention aggressively and obsessively to news media on how theaters have been closed, and how hospitals are overwhelmed by the spread of COVID-19,..
The Criminal Queerness Festival provides an artistic platform for global LGBTQ+ solidarity
June 25, 2020
In 2017, I started writing a play titled Drowning in Cairo. The play was based on real life stories and people I had connected with living as a gay man in Cairo, Egypt.