Ishtar in Baghdad  

Rasha Fadhil translated by A. Al-Azraki and James Al-Shamma

DOI: 10.5040/9781474253338.00000028
Acts: 3. Scenes: 8. Roles: Male (3) , Female (1) , Neutral (0)

A dark play created in the shadow of the shocking revelations from Abu Ghraid. The Mesopotamian gods Ishtar and Tammuz, representing the ancient culture of Iraq, appalled by the current destruction and suffering, come down to earth to restore life and beauty.

From Contemporary Plays from Iraq

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Bloomsbury Publishing

Rasha Fadhil translated by A. Al-Azraki and James Al-Shamma

ISBN: 9781474253291

Series: Bloomsbury Publishing

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