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Confessions of an Arab Woman

immersive theatre · nw productions · Ages 17+ · United States of America

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RANDA WAHBE certified reviewer June 15, 2017
tagged as: powerful · moving · inspiring
The play still resonates with me: the empowerment of Joumana, of Arab women, of ALL women.... full review
ANONYMOUS June 18, 2017
tagged as: powerful · dynamic · creative · inspirational · fresh
A creative, avant-garde approach to the issue of female identity and voice in an oppressive, patriarchal world (notice the word world, not culture), Confessions of an Arab Woman delivers a powerful punch that exposes both the personal realities and stereotypes endured by a contemporary Lebonese feminist. This play takes the experience of one woman and universalizes it to all women to emphasize that misogyny and oppression are issues shouldered by women worldwide and are not unique to one particular culture or religion.... full review
FAY FTOUNI certified reviewer June 25, 2017
This is my second time watching Confessions of An Arab Woman and I absolutely love it. I feel everyone can relate to this play on so many levels. It's a big eye opener to how women feel in the Middle East especially. I would definitely watch it for the third time. ... full review
MARC EL KHOURY certified reviewer June 11, 2017
My overall impression , you should watch it to see how women in the middle east can change the world and how much struggle the delt with!... full review
CLAIRE URICCHIO June 11, 2017
The acting was heartfelt. The subject matter was sobering but so very important at this very crucial time in our world. The dancing drew me in as did the very beautiful music. ... full review
JAIRUS STEED certified reviewer June 11, 2017
This was both entertaining and educational!... full review
CHRISTINA PORTER June 11, 2017
A strong piece that is relevant to the divine femine rising worldwide. The voice of the play is clear and speaks to any women who has sought both physical and emotional sovereignty, freedom and respect.... full review
AKIKO TANIKAWA June 11, 2017
Unexpected (in a good way!) presentation yet directly hit me hard with the reality in the book, I killed Scheherazade by Joumana Haddad. I believe anybody can relate to a few or more scenes/roles of this play, regardless age, nationality & gender. Salute to the director Nagham Wehbe, actors & all crews!... full review
LENA BEAINI June 12, 2017
As a Lebanese woman, I was very impressed with the play. It was refreshing and I think about time we challenge traditional views on Arab women.... full review
BIJAN BAHMANI certified reviewer June 15, 2017
Finally, in a time where white feminism flirts with supporting imperialist women in power, this work highlights the importance of intersectionality and solidarity that listens to the voice of those it claims to support.... full review

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