With first and second-generation Jewish and Palestinian youth, acting
together on the same stage in Copenhagen, Denmark. GMP's Artistic
Director, Jeremy Weller was commissioned by the Betty Nansen Theatre,
Copenhagen, Denmark, to write and direct a new play, about the impact the
Middle Eastern conflict has had upon the lives of second-generation
Palestinian and Jewish youth, living both in Denmark and in the Middle East.
The play explores the impact the conflict has upon the media that record it.
Georg Larsen, the main character, is a documentary filmmaker who goes to
Palestine and Israel to investigate the Middle Eastern conflict. As the conflict
begins to enter him, he experiences the loss of himself personally. Research
was conducted in Gaza, Jerusalem and Bethlehem, and included interviews
with members from Hamas, Hezbolah., Islamic Jihad., suicide bombers
families, the Israeli special-forces and the head of the Hebron Settlers