Title: 2018 Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmed Cultural Centre/Kuwait ("Black & White")


Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmed Cultural Centre (Kuwait)


Black & White


Musical theatre

Performance dates

27 November - 1 December, 2018


Producing services for a musical theatre entertainment presented at the National Theatre.


An onscreen romance between a movie star (Shalimar) and an up-and-coming talent (Hasan) promises to become an off-screen romance, though crossed wires threaten to keep the couple apart. Inspired by classic Egyptian cinema of the B&W era.

Program Credits

Producer: Talal Al-Muhanna
Writer & Director: Hisham Jaber
Choreographer: Francesca Jaynes
Costume Designer : Fotini Dimou
Ethnographic Dances: Claudia Heinle
Assistant Director: Sarah Nohra
Assistant Choreographer: Dale Mercer Dance Captains: Dorian Mallia & Diane Portelli

Set Design: 59 Productions
Design Director: Leo Warner
Set Designer: Claudia Fragoso
Lighting Designer: Matt Daw
Video Designer: Tom Wexler
Sound Designer: Ella Wahlstrom
Producers for 59 Productions: Ben Cooper, Ollie Hester

Abeer Nehme: Shalimar, a movie star
Tariq Bashir: Hasan, a rising talent

Dancers appear in association with Moveo Dance Company