Results tagged “Caryl Churchill” from critical difference

The Guardian reports:

Seven Jewish Children, the controversial play written in response to Israel's assault on the Gaza Strip, was performed for the first time in the Jewish state last night, with a couple of hundred people gathering to watch the Hebrew-language production in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square.

As is often the case with politically charged issues, some of the locals had a more nuanced view of Caryl Churchill's play than have various strident critics abroad:

"Political plays can be really superficial, but this one was serious and very significant," said Danielle Shworts, 27, from Tel Aviv. Another audience member from the city, George Borestein, 58, agreed. "I am really shocked," he said. "It was a fascinating performance and, to my great sorrow, there is a lot of truth to this play."

The script of the play is here, courtesy of the Royal Court Theatre, which premiered it in February.
June 12, 2009 11:43 AM | | Comments (0)
The Guardian has produced a (non-embeddable) video of Caryl Churchill's controversial short play, "Seven Jewish Children," performed by Jennie Stoller as a solo piece. You can view the video here. The Royal Court Theatre lets you download the script here.
April 27, 2009 9:34 AM | | Comments (0)
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