7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Eastgate Theatre and Arts Centre
Mull Theatre, RT Productions & Sphinx Theatre
Edited by Alan Rickman & Katharine Viner
Opens Sat 2nd Feb, 8pm, at Druimfin, Tobermory
On March 16, 2003, Rachel Corrie, a 23-year-old American, was killed by an Israeli military bulldozer in the Gaza Strip as she was trying to prevent the demolition of Palestinian homes. My Name Is Rachel Corrie is a one-woman play composed from Rachel’s own journals, letters and emails – creating a portrait of a messy, skinny, articulate, Salvador Dali-loving chain smoker, who left her home in Olympia, Washington, “to support non-violent resistance to Israel’s military occupation.”
Rachel’s writings were edited by British actor Alan Rickman and Guardian editor Katharine Viner. This multi-award winning show is a powerfully honest insight into one of the most complicated international political conflicts that continues to resonate across the world.
“Tremendous” The Herald****
“Poignant” The List***
“A theatrical tour de force based on reality, resulting in a production that feels far more truthful than any of the news broadcasts covering the events around the story” Onstage Scotland
(Suitable for age 14+)
Touring throughout Scotland Feb-March (more dates to come).
Full details: http://www.mulltheatre.com/shows_rachel.html
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Sat 23 Eastgate Theatre, Peebles 01721 725 777 7.30pm £14/£12/£5