The Next Fun Home? Sundance to Develop Eight New Works in Morocco Next Year | Playbill

The Sundance Institute supporting theater in Morocco:

playbillThe Sundance Institute has announced that it will significantly expand its cultural exchange program with a new initiative to support theatre-makers from the Middle East and North Africa. The annual Theatre Lab, previously held in Utah, will be held in Morocco in 2016, with equal representation from both the U.S. and Arabic­-speaking countries.

The Institute will host a theatre lab in Marrakech in May 2016, where up to eight projects will be selected to participate. Taking place at the Fellah Hotel, in collaboration with Dar al­-Ma’mûn, Sundance will provide transportation, rehearsal space, dramaturgical support and an acting company for artists to experiment and develop their work.

Previously hosted in Utah, the lab has provided support and development to such acclaimed Broadway musicals as Fun Home and A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, as well as new works Circle Mirror Transformation, ToasT, Appropriate and many more…[FULL STORY]

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