" Recommended” stagehappenings.com
“The production is beautifully presented… Miriam Isa proves not only
that she is a talented actress, but an accomplished dancer as well… Very moving in many ways." stagehappenings.com
CRITICS PICK. Don't miss it!" Gerri Garner's Entertainment File
"...we're caught up in the fierce dynamic ignited by Rains and Dayan's deftly nuanced portrayals, under Ellen Shipley's direction."
"...complex, seductive, and dangerous." Gerri Garner's Entertainment File
"...we're caught up in fierce dynamic ignited by Rains and Dayan's deftly nuanced portrayals..." LA WEEKLY
"...stellar cast..." Accessibly Live Off-Line
"Neither side is demonized, no stereotypes, just people trying to make sense out of a senseless world." Gerri Garner's Entertainment File
Thursday July 10, 2008 8 PM
Fri, Jul 11 – Sat, Aug 23
Thurs, Fri, Sat 8 PM
Sunday 3 PM
Thursday and Sunday $25
Friday and Saturday $30
Group rates available
JULY 19th PANEL DISCUSSION AFTER THE PERFORMANCE WITH PLAYWRIGHT MISHA SHULMAN and AUTHOR, REZA ASLAN
Special Show Info
Running time: 100 minutes.
There will be an intermission.
Elephant Stages - Lillian Theatre
6322 Santa Monica Blvd
(Santa Monica & 1076 Lillian Way)
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Ample Street Parking
Special Theatre Info
The theatre has concessions.
In Misha Shulman’s Desert Sunrise, the chance encounter between an Israeli soldier, a Palestinian shepherd and his tormented lover erupts into an intimate, emotionally charged journey to the true heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Over the course of one memorable night in the West Bank desert, the characters’ mutual antagonism and deep mistrust give way to forgiveness and acceptance, offering up a hopeful glimpse of the path to peace.