Egyptian Theater Problems Symposium
Description or Abstract
The Arabic Culture Program in the Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations hosted a seminar titled Egyptian Theater Problems. The symposium discussed the Egyptian theater and contemporary Arab problems, including issues of presentations and texts, the theater trade, the state theater and theater regions, the relationship with the public and limits of freedom of expression among other issues. The seminar included Hassan Attia, theater critic, professor and previous director for the Mass Culture Theater; and Nasser Abdel Moneim, theater director and a former director of the House of Technical Theater.