Over Here

Set in New York City in the Summer of 2002, the growing friendship between an Israeli immigrant and a Palestinian-American is put into crisis by both local prejudices and events overseas.
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Over Here

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  • Doug Brook:
    17 Nov. 2020
    A crisply dialogued piece that starts with high stakes and keeps raising them before you can get comfortable. Despite, or perhaps because of, its setting, this tight piece speaks to the struggle between any two people from different walks of life that are "supposed" – or even have real reasons – to hate each other, as well as the outsider complexities both can experience. Having seen the NYC Fringe production, onstage it has all the bite one expects from reading the script, and keeps one thinking long after curtain.
  • Cheryl Bear:
    9 Aug. 2020
    A horrifying and powerfully accurate glimpse into the biases that continue to separate us. It's amazing how our identities can make or break us from those who would hold it against us. Incredibly well done!
  • Lia Romeo:
    21 Jun. 2017
    An (unfortunately still) timely, moving, and unsentimental play that makes the political personal more effectively than most things I've read or seen. The play is very real, very funny, and ultimately very sad. It's also (not incidentally) small-cast and very easy to produce!

Development History

  • Reading
    ,
    New Repertory Theatre, MA
    ,
    2008
  • Reading
    ,
    Last Frontier Theatre Conference, Valdez, Alaska
    ,
    2005
  • Reading
    ,
    Region I - Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival
    ,
    2004

Production History

  • Workshop
    ,
    NYC International Fringe Festival - Mortal Folly Theatre
    ,
    2014

Awards

Fringe "Best Bet"
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Theatre Is Easy
,
2014
Recommended Show
,
Fringe Review UK
,
2014
Selection
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Best of the Fringe Collection
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Indie Theater Now
,
2014
Audience Choice
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Audience Favorite
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Last Frontier Theatre Conference
,
2005
Grant
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Center for Jewish Culture and Creativity
,
2005
Winner
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2x2 One Act Play Competition
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Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival: Region I
,
2004
Runner Up
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PlayWorks
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ATHE - Associate for Theatre in Higher Education