top of page

Upcoming Events

Screenshot 2023-08-21 at 7.46.11 PM.png
MENA Theatre Makers Alliance Convening

October 28-29, San Francisco

Co-Sponsored by New Arab American Theater Works

Join the Middle Eastern and North African Theater Makers Alliance at the Arab American National Museum for our fall convening on October 28-29, 2023. The convening will feature networking opportunities with other artists, panel discussions, a showcase for MENA playwrights, opportunities to share your own work, and more!

bayt by andrea shaker.png
Andrea Shaker Reading

Winter 2024 

NAATW is pleased to host an audience engagement session with readings and image viewing for Andrea Shaker’s in-process book of text and images, bayt: spaces in-between home, homeland, & migrations. 

Hour of Separation.jpg
The Hour of Separation

In Progress — Stay Tuned for More Updates!

The first big wave of Arab immigrants came to the Americas one hundred years ago as a result of war and famine in the Middle East.


Through interviews, research, workshop, community dialogue and staged reading, the project attempts to make connections between the past and present condition of Syrian/Lebanese immigrants in Minnesota and beyond asking, What has changed in 100 years of Syrian and Lebanese immigration to America, and what has remained the same?

bottom of page