An Amer Hlehel, Young Vic and Shubbak Festival co-production.
Monday - Saturday: 7.45pm
Saturday matinees: 2.45pm
Run time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Previews: (5 - 6 July) £10
"With this small pencil
I will draw the word
I will write the world."
A lyrical story of the life of Palestinian poet Taha Muhammad Ali, written and performed by Amer Hlehel. Amir Nizar Zuabi (The Beloved, I Am Yusuf and This Is My Brother), founder of celebrated theatre company ShiberHur, returns to the Young Vic to direct this London premiere.
Cast and Creatives
Direction Amir Nizar Zuabi | Design Ashraf Hanna | Light Muaz Jubeh | Music Habib Shehadeh Hanna
With Amer Hlehel
Taha is part of the Shubbak Festival 2017
Shubbak: A Window on Contemporary Arab Culture. 1-16 July 2017.
Taha is supported by A.M. Qattan Foundation
Taha was developed, in part, at the 2015 Sundance Institute Theatre Lab at the Sundance Resort
Direction Amir Nizar Zuabi
Design Ashraf Hanna
Light Muaz Jubeh
Music Habib Shehadeh Hanna
Listen to Amer Hlehel's interview on BBC Radio London here
Writer and Performer Amer Hlehel felt a personal connection to Taha Muhammad Ali. Read about it on Official London Theatre.
"Taha is not a play for me, not a project - it's a life. I am living Taha, I am experiencing a poet, a time, a land, a theatre and myself." Read Amer Hlehel's blog post for Broadway World
Our 2017 season includes Taha, the story of the Palestinian poet Taha Muhammad Ali. Read more on The Guardian.
Written and performed by Amer Hlehel, Taha will be performed as part of the Young Vic's 2017 season. Read more about our 2017 season on What's On Stage.
Our 2017 line-up includes Taha, written and performed by Amer Hlehel. Read more on The Stage.
Theatre.London has seven reasons to be excited about the 2017 Young Vic season and the return of Amir Nizar Zuabi in Taha is one of them.
Taha, performed by Amer Hlehel and directed by Amir Nizar Zuabi runs Wednesday 5 July - Saturday 15 July at the Young Vic. Read more about Official London Theatre.
10 July 17, 7.45pm
Audio described performance
12 July, 2.45pm