Ghalia’s Miles, 9 août 2017 11:00-9 août 2017 12:00, The Studio, Potterrow EH8 9BL Edinburgh International Festival .
Part of New and Now: International Plays from The Royal Court Theatre
Fleeing Lebanon in the hope of building a new life in Europe, Ghalia makes an extraordinary journey through the Middle East.
Over the past 20 years, the Royal Court’s International Playwrights’ Programme, with the support of the British Council, has encouraged emerging writers in all parts of the world to address subjects that they felt were urgent in their societies. In more than 70 countries and over 40 languages writers have felt inspired to write provocative new plays that are responding to our changing world and creating unique works for our times.
Over six mornings, an outstanding group of actors and directors will bring to life new plays from some of the world’s most exciting writers.
Each play reading will last one hour approximately and will be followed by a 30 minute Q&A with the writer.
Following Bad Roads (Tue 8 Aug) there will be a discussion with all the writers from the series, hosted by Vicky Featherstone, Artistic Director of the Royal Court.
Part of the Edinburgh International Festival and British Council season Spirit of ’47
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