Wednesday, October 23rd, | 9:00pm, and Thursday, October 24th, 2019 | 8:00pm at Al Madina Theater

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1. A gurgling, rumbling, or squeaking noise from the abdomen that is caused by the movement of gas through the bowels 

2. A sound indicating shortage or saturation 

3. An unintelligible discourse

4. An embarrassing—albeit not dangerous—situation

5. A play about all the above and more

Written, directed and performed by: Lina Majdalanie, Rabih Mroué, Mazen Kerbaj; Light and sound design, technical direction: Thomas Köppel; Light: Arno Truschinski; English translation: Ziad Nawfal; Music of the first scene: “La Forza Del Destino – Ouverture” by Giuseppe Verdi; Thanks to Samir Khaddaj

Commissioned by HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Walker Art Center (Minneapolis); Co-production: Mousonturm (Frankfurt), Wiener Festwochen; Supported within the framework of the Alliance of International Production Houses by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media and by Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung - Beirut Office 

This presentation is made possible with the support of the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture - AFAC.

Rabih Mroué
is a theatre artist from Beirut, currently based in Berlin.

Lina Majdalanie is a theatre artist from Beirut, currently based in Berlin.

Mazen Kerbaj is a visual artist, musician, and comics artist from Beirut, currently based in Berlin. 

This event is part of Home Works 8: A Forum on Cultural Practices.

Photo by Bobby Rogers