Ab: Beit Byout, the launching production of Tahweel Ensemble Theater, is produced in collaboration with the Theater Initiative at AUB. The play is an adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning play August: Osage County by Tracy Letts and will open at Babel Theatre on Wednesday Nov 11 at 8:30pm. It is a tragicomedy set in the present time in Mount Lebanon and revolves around a dysfunctional family on the verge of total collapse. The three daughters of Wadad, a cancer patient, comes back home after the disappearance of their father. Once the entire family is gathered, all the old wounds and unresolved issues gradually unveil.
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About the Theater Initiative at AUB
The Theater Initiative at AUB is an interdisciplinary group of faculty, students and artists who promote courses in directing, acting, playwriting, theater history and the performing arts and facilitate plays,theatre research and theatrical projects at AUB, in the Middle East and internationally. One of the principal goals of the Theater Initiative is to place theatrical performance and study at the center of intellectual life at AUB and in the Middle East, bringing together people from all walks of life and students and faculty from literature, arts, architecture, social sciences, science, business, medicine and other disciplines.