Sulayman Al-Bassam

Sulayman Al-Bassam
  • Playwright and Theatre Director, SABAB Theatre, Kuwait

Writer/director and one of the leading international proponents of contemporary Arab theatre. Work contesting and celebrating questions of identity and difference regularly performed at international venues including: The Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York; La Comédie Française, Paris; The Royal Shakespeare Company, UK. Plays published in various languages. Study of his work forms part of higher education curricula at universities in the US and the Middle East. 2012, writer-in-residence, Sciences Po, Paris.