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Jalal Khoury

Date of death: Saturday, 2 December 2017

Known asJalal Khoury

Specialtyplaywright, theater director, comedian & artistic

Date of birth28 May 1933

Date of death 2 December 2017

First Lebanese playwright to be translated and performed internationally, his works are translated into German, English, Armenian, Iranian and French. His play "Al Rafiq Segean" ran for two consecutive seasons at the Volkstheater Rostock. Known for being the political theatre promoter in the 1960s Lebanon, Khoury is also an ethnoecologist. He has participated in several colloquiums in Paris and Mexico about Ethnoscenology, a new discipline that he represents in Lebanon. Khoury is also the author of several papers on theatre and arts, in French and Arabic, published in Lebanon and abroad, as well as a number of scenic adaptations and theory critical writings in French and Arabic, featured in several periodicals and catalogs.Jalal Khoury passed away in his home on December 2, 2017, because of a sudden heart attack.

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