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My Name Is Rachel Corrie

From 22 member  reviews
Members say: Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Great acting, Intense, Relevant

About the show

A one-woman play composed from Rachel's own journals, letters, and emails—creating a portrait of a messy, articulate, young woman, who risked her life as an activist in the heart of Israeli-Palestinian conflict. More…

On March 16, 2003, Rachel Corrie, a twenty-three-year-old American, was crushed to death by an Israeli Army bulldozer in Gaza as she was trying to prevent the demolition of a Palestinian home. The piece has been surrounded by both controversy and impassioned proponents, and it has raised an unprecedented call to support political work and the difficult discourse it creates.


Member Reviews (22)

MEMBERS SAY:

Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Great acting, Intense, Relevant

69
Thought-provoking, One sided

See it if You think the state of Israel is evil. Your pro Palestinian and have no feelings for the Israeli state or people.

Don't see it if You decide

68
Great script, Good acting, Poor direction

See it if ... you missed earlier productions. A heart wrenching story of a young American activist in Gaza.

Don't see it if You're bothered by actress on-book, reading instead of connecting with audience... Was this a directorial choice? I found it distracting.

68
Intense, Slow, Thought-provoking, Sincere, heartfelt,

See it if You are passionate about a cause, you enjoy political diatribes and one-person shows, you are still questioning your humanitarian stance

Don't see it if You demand a plot with a well-defined problem and solution.You like elaborate productions and prefer musicals over drama

50
Ambitious, Confusing, Disappointing, Excruciating, Indulgent

See it if you like one person shows I guess.

Don't see it if you find one person shows to generally be all about the actors ego.

Also The projections are weird, the sound is poorly designed, what is that ... Read more Read less


May 11th, 2018
"Corrie’s words, drawn from her journals and emails and edited by Katherine Viner and Alan Rickman, are divine. Erin Cronican is wonderful as Rachel; funny, self effacing, observant, meticulous, flawed and confused. A production of Rachel’s story, in her own words, is so strong and solid that it ...
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