Al-Seerah Theatre presents Aweeha
A play written and directed by Radi D. Shehadeh
Curator's note: "Aweeha" is a sound, not a word or verb. It is usually articulated in a loud, sing-song way as the beginning of the traditional Arab "mawwal" (موال ) which are short poems popular at festive occasions such as weddings
An example of one popular mawwal:
Aweeeeeha! (verse sung out loud by a group of women in Arabic)
And the bride is so beautiful
And her groom is the son of a good family
Courtesy of Amal A.