Event Radio Muezzin
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Venue Everest Theatre, Chippendale, NSW
Umbrella Event Sydney Festival 2012
First Date 16 January 2012
Last Date 21 January 2012
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Four Egyptian muezzins from the mosques of Cairo bring us this remarkable documentary theatre work. Their livelihoods singing the daily calls to prayer are threatened by a government decision to replace them, and Cairo's cacophonous soundscape, with a centralised radio version. The muezzins share their stories, their fervour and their differences in this multimedia insight into the complexities of contemporary Egypt.
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Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Multimedia
Documentary Drama
Subjects Middle East
Name Function Notes
Stefan Kaegi Director
Text Nationality Egypt
Production Nationality Egypt
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Programme Sydney Festival 2012 programme
Event Identifier 108873