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Another Lover's Discourse ليه خلّتني أحبك by Riham Isaac

by Carbon Theatre and Cultural Projects Ltd.

theatre, dance

Riham Isaac, one of Palestine’s most exciting interdisciplinary contemporary artists, invites you to think differently about love.

about the production

Another Lover's Discourse ليه خلّتني أحبك is an interdisciplinary, multimedia performance that invites you to think differently about love; to shake off stereotypes, free yourself from old traditions and think about what you actually want. The show is an irreverent look at love; combining a striking video design with live performance, music, dance and humour. "A wonderful work. Funny and touching and with some real surprises... Riham Isaac explores the expectations of marriage and romance and the dreams that hover beyond them" - Danny Boyle.

about the artist

Katie Guicciardi studied Drama and Theatre-Arts at Goldsmiths University and trained in Acting at East 15 Acting School and Ecole Gaulier. She has worked as an actress in TV, film and theatre and is an associate member of The Factory Theatre Company, having performed in ‘Hamlet’, ‘The Seagull’ and ‘The Odyssey’ all around the country under the direction of Tim Carroll. Katie also works as an Acting Coach, teaching at Drama schools and on films and is founder and director of The Actors’ Surgery. She was part of The Young Writers Programme at The Royal Court.

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stage dimensions

width: 6 metres

height: 4 metres

depth: 5 metres

Video laser 2k projector minimum 850 lumen with wild lens for size 4 * 5 (can be hired if needed)

The show is an engaging show with humour, music & contemporary cultural references that will be relevant to and enjoyed by a wide audience (14+) as well as our target audiences:
• contemporary theatre, music & film audiences
• those interested in innovative multimedia work
• those interested in international performance
• those interested in feminism & women's rights
• those with Arabic/Middle Eastern heritage
• those engaged with the Palestinian solidarity movement

A wonderful work. Funny and touching and with some real surprises - not least the singing! Riham Isaac explores the expectations of marriage and romance and the dreams that hover beyond them.

⸻ Danny Boyle, Oscar-winning Director.

Isaac's theatrical work is entertaining, humorous and takes audiences on a journey. Her work raises awareness, encourages debate, and tackles issues of social injustice.

⸻ Aser Elsaqqa, Artistic Director AWAN Festival.

It is a very visual show, with all videos captioned, therefore would be suitable for audiences where English is not their first language.

Workshop: Love & Relationships (w/ artists or community)

Fee or guarantee required (negotiable)