Saadallah Wannous


Saadallah Wannou (1941-1997) was an internationally-renowned Syrian playwright. He was diagnosed with cancer in 1992, but continued writing plays until 1996.

Articles by this Author
Theater and the Thirst for Dialogue

Born in 1941 in a village overlooking the Mediterranean just above the port city of Tartous, Syria, Saadallah Wannous attended local schools until the age of 18 when he was awarded a scholarship to study journalism at Cairo University. He...