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Najla Said in "Palestine"

January 27, 2012 by admin

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Engleman Hall, C112

Southern Connecticut State University

501 Crescent Street, New Haven

Sat. March 3 at 2 p.m.

  ****** First Connecticut Performance *****

PALESTINE, written and performed by Najla Saïd, was produced Off-Broadway by Twilight Theatre Company in association with New York Theatre Workshop. It was performed at the The Fourth Street Theatre, 83 East 4th Street, New York City, in the winer and spring of  2010. PALESTINE attracted worldwide attention. 40 of the 49 performances were sold out.  

Najla Saïd was raised in a privileged environment on the Upper West Side. Her father was the eminent Palestinian Edward Saïd. Her mother is Lebanese. Her best friends growing up were Jewish.

PALESTINE is a personal journey from the “toniest private schools”, to the “stench of Gaza,” through two wars, the horrors of 9/11, encounters with the likes of Yasir Arafat, “cheeky” photographers and, of course, her esteemed family.

Rich, honest, and very funny, PALESTINE is a compassionate look at the Middle East from another point of view.

 "[Palestine] offers no remedies for Mideast tensions or blanket assessments of a complex situation. Ms. Said just tells her tale (with generous helpings of humor)" - New York Times

"In PALESTINE, Ms. Saïd provides a unique passage into one of the most volatile and historic corners of the earth. With compassion, humor and honesty she makes a case for Palestinian and Arab points of view in ways that truly allow them to be heard." -

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March 3, 2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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