22, 23, 24 and 25 March 2018 / 8:30pm
29, 30, 31 March and 1 April 2018 / 8:30pm
Zoukak Studio, Beirut
Minwal Theatre Company will perform their new work "Dystopia" for the first time at Zoukak Studio on the 22nd of March 2018, the performance will go on until 1 April on the dates mentioned above.
Tickets: 25,000 LL
You can purchase your tickets on Ihjoz.com and at any branch of Malik's or Khoury Home.
Zoukak Studio Bar is open before and after the performance, so come have a drink and chat with Zoukak and Minwal teams.
About the performance
A permanent conflict and a total shrink that cuts off our lives at every moment while everything rises up and works against our being. Our memories are fragile, the violence is nested, and the infirmity is present, although we are searching for a dream even in tragedies.
The creative work is triggered by a research about the use of multimedia and the use of poetic text in theatre. It is based on “The Deliberated Speeches of the Dictator” by the late Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish and “The Ruined Blood Cycle” by the late Syrian poet Riad al-Saleh al-Hussein. The state of the performers, such as Euripides myth “The Bacchae”, from delirium and trance to marginalization, cruelty and infirmity, reflects our state as humans in a subversive anarchy. The work is also an artistic dialogue between the company and a mural artwork built by Chafa Ghaddar in Beirut 2012; it is a mural which was exposed to a clear signs of violence in which we look to reveal surviving marks of it.
Artistic Vision Minwal
Scenography and Directed by Jad Hakawati
Performers Roueida El Ghali, Roaa Bzeih,Dima Matta
Devised by Roueida El Ghali, Roaa Bzeih, Dima Matta, Jad Hakawati
Text based on “The Deliberated Speeches of the Dictator” by Mahmoud Darwish, poems from “The Ruined Blood Cycle” by Riad al- Saleh al-Hussein, in addition to texts devised by the team
Text Devised by Roaa Bzeih
Mural Artwork Chafa Ghaddar
Light Designer Hagop Derghougassian
Sound & Music Designer Sary Moussa
Video Mahmoud Merjan
Poster and publications Design Karim Farah