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Sharjah Short Plays Festival
25 January 2024

Sharjah Short Plays Festival

The Sharjah Short Plays Festival is a substantial platform for playwrights, artists, and writers from numerous Arab countries. It is an opportunity to interconnect and exchange ideas, and benefit from the experiences of artists in the creative field.

Based on the directives of His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Ruler of Sharjah, the Festival is initiated to become a part of a theatrical project that is manifested in many methods in festivals run by the Department, such as the Sharjah Theatre Days, Khor Fakkan Theatre Festival, Sharjah School Theatre Festival, and Sharjah Scout Theatre Festival.

A yearly event, The Festival also serves as learning place theatre trainees through several courses  and workshops organised by Directorate of Theatre at the Department, and under the supervision of a group of theatre professionals in the UAE and abroad, it also seeks to show and bring up new playwrights in the  Arab region.