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This Theatre Company Has Been Bringing Muslim Literature to Life for 21 Years

by in Lifestyle on 11th July, 2019


Source: Instagram @Khayaaltheatre

Khayaal Theatre have been performing plays across the UK for the past 21 years.

The award-winning theatre and drama company was founded on aims to bring literature of the Muslim world to life, literature that’s all too often been left out of the canon of world literature.

The touring company, which has its base in Luton, UK, are dedicated to re-telling stories inspired by the Muslim world that are authored by some best known Islamic figures such as Rumi, Al Ghazali and Hafez. The group are also dedicated to unearthing tales from all over the world, including Egypt, China (Hui & Uyghur), India, Nigeria, Malaysia and Tanzania to name a few, putting a spotlight on the rich and diverse culture of the Muslim world.

Watch this video Amaliah made on the group here:

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