Bashar Murkus

Bashar Murkus is a Palestinian playwright and director born in 1992. He studied theatre at the University of Haifa, where he now teaches drama and direction. Since 2011, he has directed almost twenty plays, exploring complex and powerful social, political, and humanist themes. A founding member and the artistic director since 2015 of Khashabi Theatre, a politically and economically independent Palestinian theatre based in Haifa, he has been able to show his work in Palestine, the United States, and Europe. The Museum will be his first show at the Festival d’Avignon.

Portrait of Bashar Murkus © Khulood Basel

Show in 2021