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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

40
Disappointing, Cliched, Excruciating, Indulgent, Banal

See it if you want a show that is a one-sided account of a story with many sides. It is slow, uneven and insulting to the unbiased theater goer.

Don't see it if you want an honest view of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This show is anti-Israel propaganda no matter how much of tragedy her death was

45
Disappointing, Slow, Ineffective, Unfocused

See it if You want to support independent theater or know someone in the company.

Don't see it if You want a thought provoking evening of political theatre. The play drags mostly due to the lackluster and unfocused direction and an actor

Also who reads most of her lines from various notebooks throughout the show... 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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