A discussion with  Ezzedine Fishere, Visiting Professor, Dartmouth College.

Presented by the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University and the Middle East Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School, the We Live in Cairo Act II Series invites audience members to remain at the theater following select performances for a curated discussion. The discussions are free and open to ticket-holders of any performance, subject to availability.

Written by brothers Daniel Lazour and Patrick LazourWe Live in Cairo is inspired by the young Egyptians who took to the streets in 2011 to overthrow President Hosni Mubarak. It follows six revolutionary students armed with laptops and cameras, guitars, and spray cans from the jubilation of Cairo's Tahrir Square where the Egyptian revolution unfolded through the tumultuous years that followed.

For tickets and more information, please contact A.R.T. Ticket Services at 617.547.8300.

The discussion will follow the 2:00pm performance at A.R.T. (Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St, Cambridge).

Speaker Bio

Ezzedine C. Fishere has been a visiting professor at Dartmouth College since September 2016, where he teaches courses on Middle East politics and cultures. Prior, he taught in the Political Science department of the American University in Cairo, worked as a diplomat, wrote novels, and—since the Tahrir Uprising, has been engaged in Egyptian politics by working with political groups militating for democracy, writing extensively for Arabic and international media outlets, and speaking about Middle East political realities to the media and at conferences.

Tickets start at $25 and are available now online, by phone at 617.547.8300, and in person at the Loeb Drama Center Ticket Services Offices (64 Brattle Street, Cambridge). Discounts are available to A.R.T. Subscribers, Members, groups, students, seniors, Blue Star families, EBT card holders, and others.