May 8, 2017 - May 10, 2017
Location: Gulbenkian Theatre
An alumni theatre production written and directed by Awad Awad.
Ayyoubé is the biography of a Palestinian woman in a Lebanese refugee camp. Despite the horrors of living in one of those camps; Jaber, Ayyoubé's abusive husband, turns her life into a living hell. Amidst all the unfair treatment, Ayyoubé decides to stay in the house for the sake of her children; defying the logical decision of getting a divorce.
The story of Ayyoubé is one that shows success and seeing the light, even after a lifetimeof darkness.
Three women portraying her in different stages of her life will perform the role of Ayyoubé, showing the Palestinian and Lebanese cultures over the period of 60 years.
Cast: Aliya Khalidi, Mira Sidawi and Tala Nashar
Artistic Team: Scenography: Ghina Sibai, Lighting Designer: Mohamad Hissi, Drawings: Mohamad Khayyata
Tickets at L.L. 5,000 available at Gulbenkian Ticket Booth Tel: 01-78 64 64 / 03-79 13 14 ext.1172
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