‘Intizar Faraj’: A play that displays Lebanese actuality

“Intizar Faraj” is a play that displays the fact in Lebanon with its issues and worries, be it within the diaspora or at dwelling, in a comic book type. The play, written and directed by Chairwoman of LOYAC Academy of Performing Arts (LAPA), was the ultimate exercise by LAPA in celebration of World Theatre Day on the finish March, and mirrored the academy’s efforts in strengthening fundamental values it believes depends on inclusion, participation and Arab and humanitarian unity.

The youth excelled in reflecting Lebanese actuality with two consecutive exhibits on the LAPA theater at Al-Qibliya Faculty, and although its theme was “ready”, it remained holding on to hope, and the awaited “aid” within the story didn’t materialize.

This play was a possibility to find younger skills in Kuwait. It was delivered within the Lebanese dialect, portraying the concerns of the Lebanese folks and their goals following the Beirut Port blast. Proficient younger Lebanese participated with the assist of skilled folks in Kuwait, as artiste Yousuf Al-Baghly skilled the actresses. Hawraa Ibrahim, who performed the lead position of Intizar, was wonderful, in addition to Sally Saba who co-starred along with her in a primary expertise for her and performed the position of her sister Izdihar.

Egyptian actress Sarah Rashad was wonderful in her secondary position as Intizar’s pal Suad. The fourth character Nisreen was performed by Therese Alhamedh in her first performing expertise, as Intizar’s pal. The LAPA theater was crowded over the 2 days with the Lebanese neighborhood who wished to look at “Intizar Faraj”. The tragicomedy play touched the emotions of the viewers between laughter and disappointment and eager for the homeland.

The play is about two middle-aged sisters who meet after 30 years with out speaking with one another – Intizar and Izdihar. Intizar is the elder sister who insisted on staying in Lebanon and cared for her mother and father. She then rekindled an outdated relationship along with her relative and love of her life Faraj, her sister’s ex-fiance. She is later stunned by the go to of Izdihar, who left Faraj and her household and went overseas, which coincided with Faraj on the point of return dwelling after he bought homesick.

There are confrontations between the sisters in a number of scenes. The play exhibits the struggling of each of them and their stand in direction of the awaited visitor, who couldn’t arrive as a result of airports have been shut because of the coronavirus pandemic. The play ends with Intizar resuming her relationship along with her sister Izdihar with out the arrival of Faraj, which displays the struggling of the Lebanese who’re ready for aid from overseas.

 

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