The moving account of the life and early death of a young female activist, adapted from her own writings.
Best New Play, 2006 Whatsonstage.com Theatregoers' Choice Awards
Why did a 23-year old woman leave her comfortable American life to stand between an Israeli army bulldozer and a Palestinian home in the Gaza strip? Compiled from her letters, diaries and emails by Alan Rickman and Guardian journalist Katharine Viner, My Name is Rachel Corrie recounts her short life and sudden death in her own words.
'Funny, passionate, bristling with idealism and luminously intelligent, Corrie emerges as a bona fide hero for this brutalised world of ours' – Time Out
'A deeply moving personal testimony… Theatre can't change the world. But what it can do, when it's as good as this, is to send us out enriched by other people's passionate concern' – Guardian
'Deeply moving' – Independent
'Extraordinary power' – Time Out