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A Minnesota based Palestinian Solidarity Coalition

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My Name is Rachel Corrie

Posted by Administrator on March 5, 2009

Augsburg College Theater Arts Dept. presents

My Name is Rachel Corrie
Taken from the writings of Rachel Corrie
Edited by Alan Rickman and Katherine Viner, Royal Court
Guest Directed by Maren Ward
March 10, 11, 12, 13 at 7 p.m
Foss Studio Theater
$5 general public; $4 ACTC faculty, staff, and students; $1 Augsburg students and children under age 12.
limited seating available PLEASE RESERVE!!

Ticket reservations can be made beginning two weeks prior to opening night. For reservations or other information, call 612 330-1257. All events take place in the Tjornhom-Nelson Theater in Foss Center (unless otherwise indicated), at Augsburg College, 22nd and Riverside Avenues, Minneapolis.

On March 16, 2003, Rachel Corrie, a twenty-three- year-old American, was killed by an Israeli bulldozer in the Gaza Strip as she was trying to prevent the demolition of the Palestinian homes. My Name is Rachel Corrie is composed from Rachel’s own journals, letters, and e-mails-creating a portrait of a messy, skinny, articulate, Salvador Dalí-loving chain-smoker (with a passion for the music of Pat Benatar), who left home and school in Olympia, Washington, to support Palestinian non-violent resistance to Israel’s military occupation.

Adapted by Maren Ward with the ensemble: Molly Budke, Abby Ehling, Scott Hemann, Brittany Juntunen, Taylor Kaiser-Gajeski, Elle Kokkinos, Ellie Thoni
Stage Manager/Lighting Designer: Karla Malpica, Assistant Stage Manager: Hannah Soule, Set Design by Matt Larson, Sound

Design by Maggie Pint, Costume Design by Sarah Hadlich, Dramaturg: Tim Mauritz, Technical Director: Michael Burden

DISCUSSIONS FOLLOWING EVERY PERFORMANCE:
Tuesday, March 10 and Wednesday, March 11: Flo Razowsky, International Jewish anti-Zionist Network (IJAN), Author and Director of Café Intifada

Thursday March 12: Ayah Helmy, University of Minnesota Political Science senior, Vice President of the U of M Muslim Student Association, founding member of the ONE campaign on the Twin Cities UMN campus, Palestine Solidarity Activist

Friday March 13: Lisa Albrecht, Associate Professor and Morse-Minnesota Alumni Association Distinguished Professor of Teaching in the School of Social Work of the University of Minnesota, where she founded and directs an undergraduate program in Social Justice.

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