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In Oregon, Melory worked as a dramaturg and cultural consultant for Octavio Solis on Mary Zimmerman's The Arabian Nights at Southern Oregon University, directed The Little Prince with Opera Theater Oregon in downtown Portland, performed as Veronica in Heathers: The Musical at the Funhouse Lounge, and in Heather Raffo's one-woman show, Nine Parts of Desire as part of a thesis on Middle Eastern.
Last winter I saw Lana Joffrey perform parts of Heather Raffo’s stunning and heartbreaking “Nine Parts of Desire”. The one-woman play gives us an intimate look at nine vastly different Iraqi women, brilliantly and painfully linking the body count and the narratives of the Iraqi people’s pain and suffering caused by the war. Raffo and.
However, Heather Raffo, the writer of this play, does not cross the line and keeps herself safe from such criticisms. Rather, in 9 Parts of Desire, Raffo successfully implants the impression to audience so that they cannot walk out of the theater without reminding themselves of what they saw and heard from the play. Raffo achieves so by not.
The conversations within the conference panels extended into coffees and meals and evening performances of an Arabic-language adaptation of Heather Raffo’s Nine Parts of Desire that was written, directed, and performed by two of the visiting Iraqi artists. A further collaboration between Georgetown theater students and professors and those from Baghdad University was planned for the days.
Nine Parts of Desire by Heather Raffo, Joanna Settle Nine Parts of Desire by Heather Raffo, Joanna Settle (pp. 102-103) Review by: Maria Beach.
She directed the premiere of Heather Raffo’s Nine Parts of Desire at Manhattan Ensemble Theater and restaged the production for the Geffen Playhouse, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art, MassMOCA, Seattle Repertory Theatre, and D.C.’s Arena Stage.
Naomi Shihab Nye's Essays and Poems Ibis G?mez-Vega This article explores the connection between Naomi Shihab Nye's life as a writer who lives in the relative safety of the American Southwest and her emotional and familial connection to Palestine, a land torn by war. For Shihab Nye, the war in Palestine is personal because this is her ancestral homeland. Many of her poems deal with.