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Grey Rock (Under the Radar 2020)

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Members say: Relevant, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Quirky

About the show

In this comic play from Palestinian playwright/director Amir Nizar Zuabi, a Palestinian man dreams of reaching the moon and builds a rocket. More…

From the show:

GREY ROCK is by Palestine’s leading playwright/director, Amir Nizar Zuabi. A Palestinian man dreams of reaching the moon. He builds a rocket inside his shed in the West Bank. When his family discovers his plan, chaos ensues. This humorous, poetic work is performed by a five-member cast (from the West Bank and Israel) featuring renowned theater/screen actor, Khalifa Natour. Commissioned and Produced by U.S.-based Remote Theater Project to address English speaking communities, GREY ROCK is about the inalienable right to dream. Premiered at La MaMa Theater in NYC, January 2019.

January 12th, 2020
"Drawing on the Past, Living in the Present, Dreaming of the Future: A jazz memoirist, a Palestinian rocketeer and Mexican myths set to music kick off the Public Theater’s annual festival of adventurous work from across the globe."
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January 14th, 2020
"What’s Over the Top at the Under the Radar Festival?"
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January 9th, 2020
"A Palestinian Dreamer Builds a Rocket to Land on the Moon in 'GREY ROCK' at The Public Theater's Under the Radar Festival"
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January 14th, 2020
"While the chaos is filled with necessary, it's the setting of the play that makes it transcend Yusuf's dream…But this rising action (not to mention Natour's show-stealing performance) is engaging enough without the extra storylines about a love triangle."
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