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‘Shadow of history’: As Peronism returns, Argentine play explores its darker roots

‘Shadow of history’: As Peronism returns, Argentine play explores its darker roots

Published 11/11/2019

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Gonzalo Demaría is fascinated by the “ghosts” of Argentina’s past, in particular the roots of Peronism, the most influential political movement [more…]

‘Invisible’ Bosnians born of wartime rape use art to find their voice

‘Invisible’ Bosnians born of wartime rape use art to find their voice

Published 15/10/2019

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Ajna Jusic, the first baby to be registered as born of rape during the Bosnian war in the 1990s, describes to a [more…]

In Beirut play, audience relives stories of rape survivors

In Beirut play, audience relives stories of rape survivors

Published 25/11/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - As a child, Riham would wake up at night to her half-brother molesting her. Now she is one of seven women recounting [more…]

In Beirut, play about Syria`s war gets as close to home as it can

In Beirut, play about Syria`s war gets as close to home as it can

Published 23/10/2017

A play about Syria's war, told through one family's tragedy, made its Lebanon debut on Friday, the closest it will ever get to being staged on home soil, its Syrian director said. [more…]

We need to talk about Brexit: Britannia hears her people in new play

We need to talk about Brexit: Britannia hears her people in new play

Published 03/03/2017

The cast of the play 'My Country- a work in progress' perform during a dress rehearsal at the National Theatre, in London, Britain March 2, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Brendon O'Donnell voted to leave the European Union because he felt British money should go to struggling communities or local hospitals rather than Brussels, and his voice was not being heard.

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Touring play says Germany no paradise for migrants

Published 14/12/2015

STRALSUND, Germany A satirical play touring Germany aims to debunk any suggestion that the million migrants who entered Germany this year have made it to [more…]

Harry Potter play to pick up where final book left off

Published 23/10/2015

LONDON A new play that opens in London next summer will pick up the story of Harry Potter where the seventh and final volume of [more…]

Drama helps Lebanese to bridge their city’s divides

Published 29/07/2015

BEIRUT Young people from two warring districts in the Lebanese city of Tripoli are taking to the stage in a comedy inspired by their own [more…]