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Where the Streets had a Name

  • Riverside Theatres Cnr Church and Market Streets Parramatta NSW Australia (map)

Riverside Theatres presents a Monkey Baa Theatre Company production

Where the Streets had a Name

Written by Eva Di Cesare

Based on the book by Randa Abdel-Fattah

This is a powerful story of one girl’s response to the confinements of curfew in an occupied city and how to rise above with humour and love.

Hayaat is on a mission. With the help of her best friend Samy, she will even skip school to achieve it. She is determined to retrieve a handful of soil from her Grandmother’s farm to make her beloved Sitti (Arabic for Grandmother) well again, but standing between Hayaat and her goal is the impenetrable wall that encloses the West Bank.

With strong performances and a stunning musical score, director Eva Di Cesare has adapted local writer Randa Abdel-Fattah’s book into a loving, gripping and enlightening production with emotional reach far beyond its Palestinian borders.

Please Note: This production includes content some patrons may find distressing including references to warfare.

Suitable for: Ages 10+

Dates & Times:

  • Wednesday 30 August at 7:30pm
  • Thursday 31 August at 10:15am & 12:30pm
  • Friday 1 September at 10:15am & 12:30pm

Full event details and tickets here >>

[Note: this is not an AFOPA-organised event; AFOPA takes no responsibility or liability for this event.]

Earlier Event: 27 August
APAN Annual Dinner
Later Event: 1 September
Arab Film Festival - Canberra