Once upon a time, in the middle of a school, in the middle of Detroit, in the middle of the United States of America, there was a confused teacher and a precocious student. When Dov, an orthodox Jew and Ali, a strict Muslim, get caught in a cultural crossfire, both are confronted with the same choice: Will they stand by their beliefs or face the devastating consequences?

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Dov and Ali
by Ana Ziegler
Directed by Katherine Kovner

June 5th - June 27th, 2009
at the Cherry Lane Theatre
38 Commerce Street


"A flawless play…downright refreshing"
— THE NEW YORK TIMES

"smartly observational"
— BACKSTAGE

"...a tightly constructed play…impressive dramatic flair"
— CURTAIN UP


STARRING:

Featuring the talents of...

Steven Kemp, Scenic Design
Oana Botez-Ban, Costume Design
Traci Klainer, Lighting Design
Daniel Kluger, Sound Design and Composition
Joanne E. McInerney, Production Stage Manager
Denise Cardarelli, Assistant Stage Manager
Janio Marrero, Production Manager


About the Playwright:
Anna Ziegler

Dov and Ali Personae is The Playwrights Realm's 2009 Page One Production, which is a holistic approach designed to allow a playwright both the physical and mental time, space, and resources to take a meaningful step forward in their career. Each year, one playwright is chosen for our Page One Residency.  ou can learn more about Anna by clicking here!

 

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