This is a rare opportunity to see the work of amazing performer Margo Lee Sherman under the direction of Juanita Lara know for her work producing, performing and directing theater in New York. A Night Without a Blanket, is a solo dramatization of two stories by Ghassan Kanafani performed by Margo Lee Sherman who portrays a teacher afraid to teach, a wealthy man with “good” intentions, a journalist and children who through their vivid storytelling give us two short stories adapted for the stage, capture a very real account of the lives of the Palestinian people as told through the voices of Palestinian children.
Running April 7-24
Theater for the New City 155 First Ave. @10th Street.
Thurs.-Sat. at 8 p.m. and Sun. at 3 p.m. April 7 – 24, 2016. Tix. $15/$10
at www.theaterforthenewcity.net or 212-254-1109.
“In “A Night Without a Blanket” Ms. Sherman demonstrates her mercurial ability to slip into a variety of voices and bodies that people Kanafani’s two stories, “The Slope” and “A Present for the Holidays,” from his book “Palestine’s Children.” “– Beate Hein Bennett, New York Theater Wire