Al Faris (The Knight) is an allegorical play based mostly on poems written by the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. This one-act stage play stars Lebanese actor Ghassan Saliba and well-liked Yemini Singer Balqees Fats’hello.
Directed by Lebanese director Marwan Rahbani, the story follows the epic horseback journey of a knight to rescue his woman love Shomoos from her kidnapper Ghairan. A richly allegorical fantasy play, Al Faris tells the story of a warrior’s willpower to make sure his individuals are protected and affluent in a world surrounded by violence and hatred.
Jan 05 2016
Dubai World Trade Centre