Young Emirati Women Take the Stage in an Experimental Theater Production

“Al Raheel,” a play written by a young Emirati woman, made its world premiere in January in Abu Dhabi. With its all-female Emirati cast, this poetic and innovative production shakes many assumptions about theater and what it means to be a young woman in today’s United Arab Emirates.

Young Emirati Women Take the Stage in an Experimental Theater Production
New York University Abu Dhabi, January 23. (Waleed Shah)

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