My Name is Rachel Corrie

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My Name is Rachel Corrie [1] is a 2005 one-woman play based on the diaries and emails of peace-activist Rachel Corrie [2], who was killed by an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldier when she was aged 23. It was jointly edited by journalist Katharine Viner [3] and actor Alan Rickman [4].

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Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

2013: Staged by the Hearts & Eyes Theatre Collective at the Grahamstown Festival with Kate Liquorish as Rachel, directed by Jaqueline Dommisse. This production was subsequently staged at the Baxter Theatre in Cape Town and in the Barney Simon Theatre at the Market Theatre in 2015.


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