Where the Streets Had a Name: The Play

October 30, 2020
Where the Streets Had a Name: The Play

Hayaat and her family spend their days dodging curfews, tryingto buy a week's groceries before the sirens blare, rememberingtheir home among the olive groves before it was taken from them.But when the curfew breaks and her beloved grandmother Sitti istaken to hospital, Hayaat sets out on a mission to retrieve ajarful of soil from the family's old farm so she can grant Sitti'slast wish: to touch the soil of her homeland once more.All Hayaat and her friend Samy have to do is cross the hatedwall that divides the West Bank and traverse the most dangerouspatch of land on earth.Eva Di Cesare has adapted Abdel-Fattah's book into a daringadventure of freedom and friendship, exile and courage, family andlove.