In a newly re-imagined Middle East, two families with keys to the same house try to live in it together, with unexpected consequences. More…
A Palestinian family returns to the house they left - now given to an Israeli family. One of the daughters turns into an Owl, the fathers play chess with the remains of tragedies, and the mothers bond. Is this peace?
See it if you like magical realism used as a lens for examining difficult themes and concepts. You're interested in the Israeli/Palestinian conflict.
Don't see it if You're looking for a very polished show. You want something quick and easy. You don't enjoy magical realism.
See it if You are interested in how people of different Faith's can try to live together. You need to suspend rational beliefs.
Don't see it if You can try to understand people trying to get together even though they have very different rationales.
See it if you have any interest in the conflict between Israel and Palestine
Don't see it if you are looking for serious theater or a comfortable venue to see a show in. The writing has potential but it needs work, even as a farce.
See it if If you want to see a play about Palestinian/ Israeli conflict from s different perspective. A small intimate atmosphere.
Don't see it if If you do not like small productions or cramped spaces. A solid piece from beginning to its ending. A well directed play is more your cup of
See it if You want a magical parallel universe exploration of the Israeli/Palestinian. Like highly symbolic and fantastical explorations of conflict.
Don't see it if You mind mostly mediocre casting, mind at times things being a bit on the nose, mind mismatch (it is a fantasy) with the reality.
See it if You like to see works in progress? I'd say if you're interested in the subject matter, but I am and thought it was handled poorly.
Don't see it if You actually know things about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and don't want to see a play that deals in cliches.
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