A Political Evening of Performance, Discussion & Klezmer Punk. The evening included a reading and panel discussion of Facts , a new political drama by Montreal Jewish playwright Arthur Milner. Facts revolves around a joint Israeli/Palestinian police investigation over a killing in the West Bank in Palestine. After premiering at the Great Canadian Theatre Company in Ottawa, Facts toured in Palestine and Europe. This was its first introduction to Western Canada. www.factstheplay.ca
Additional Entertainment and Inspiration
- Performance by Musician/Activist, Geoff Berner – www.geoffberner.com
- Clips of local and international award-winning documentary films on the Israeli/Palestine conflict
- Cash bar & Catering by Tamam Fine Palestinian Cuisine
- Panelists Sheila Delany from Seriously Free Speech, Rabbi David Mivasair from Independent Jewish Voices, Hanna Kawas from Canada Palestine Association, and playwright Arthur Milner.
- Facts was read by Alex Lazardis Ferguson, Sean Devine and Parick Sabongui, directed by Marisa Smith.
Co-produced with Horseshoes & Hand Grenades Theatre