La MaMa Blogs: Behind The Scenes at MY HEART IS IN THE EAST

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Behind The Scenes at MY HEART IS IN THE EAST


Videos by Theo Cote

Jessica Litwak's My Heart is in the East opens Thursday in The Downstairs @ La MaMa.  
Inspired by Ancient CordobaMy Heart is in the East is a duet between a Jewish American woman and an Iraqi Muslim man. Bound together by circumstance, these two people from such different walks of life confront their insecurities, fears, and desires. Exploring these tensions through puppetry and poetry, the play is a humorous, passionate and poetic exploration of history as a model for peace building. 
Each performance will be followed by on opportunity for the audience to try their hand at poetry composition and a dynamic guided discussion about interfaith issues, featuring noted scholars, journalists, and cultural and civic leaders.

La MaMa presents
My Heart 
is in 
the East
by Jessica Litwak
directed by Jen Wineman

June 8, 2017 - June 25, 2017
Thursday to Saturday at 7PM; Sunday at 2:30PM

The Downstairs @ La MaMa
66 East 4th Street
(between Bowery and Second Avenue)
New York, NY 10003

Tickets: $25 Adults; $20 Students/Seniors

For Tickets and Info: CLICK HERE

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