Nidal al-Ashkar: A renowned cultural figure

Date of Mouvement: 
January 1, 1965 to December 31, 1965

Nidal al-Ashkar was among the most influential women to shape the cultural landscape of Lebanon and the Arab world. Much of the development of theatre in Beirut is attributed to her efforts, which culminated in the establishment of Mohtaraf Beirut lil Masrah and Masrah al-madinah (al-Madina theatre)(1)Musleh al-Habahibah, وجوه نسائية من لبنان, Lebanon, 1998, p. 73-74 . She tapped into the world of theatre, poetry, and many other art forms.

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