Join us for a thought provoking evening. Facebook event page here.
Directed and Produced by Yael Valier and Aviella Trapido of J-Town Playhouse.
We present eight monologues (titles below) that open us up to what it's like to be someone else in the State of Israel. The monologues focus on or touch on the Corona crisis as a lens through which to perceive the other. They are followed by a talk with psychologist R' Dr. John Krug. We'll be discussing how we form certain world views and why it's so hard to see things from someone else's point of view.
Thank you to Charles B Davies of CBDB Productions and JET LIVE for his technical help and support.
Thank you to Dale David Boccaccio Honor for his support and inspiration.
Watch an interview with Yael Valier and Aviella Trapido, hosted by Charles B Davies of CBDB Productions and JET LIVE, about the evolution of this production and what lies in store for audiences on October 29th. WATCH HERE.
NOTE ABOUT THE WRITING: Two of our audience members asked an important question about the monologue performed by Warda Sa'ada. The monologue, written by a Jewish woman, describes the experience of a Palestinian woman. They asked why. Here's what we answered: Good question! It was written by a Jewish Israeli-American after her experiences and conversations with Palestinians with whom she has very close relationships. These Palestinians have shared their stories with her but cannot put them into English themselves. Warda, the Palestinian-Israeli actor, would not have agreed to portray the monologue if she hadn't deemed it authentic to the Palestinian experience. The writer and Warda were in touch before (and after) the performance.