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All birds, a play by Wajdi Mouawad

 Madly in love, Eitan and Wahida confront the historical reality against which they will try to resist.

But things go wrong on the Allenby Bridge, between Israel and Jordan: victim of a terrorist attack, Eitan falls into a coma. It is in this suspended space-time that he will receive the forced visit of his parents and grandparents, while the sorrows of identity, the demon of hatred, the ideologies are inflamed and the birds of misfortune attack the hearts and minds of everyone.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: 

Wajdi Mouawad, OC, (born 1968) is a Lebanese-Canadian writer, actor, and director. He is known in Canadian and French theatre for politically engaged works such as the acclaimed play Incendies (2003). His works often revolve around family trauma, war, the betrayal of youth. Since April 2016, Mouawad has been the director of the Théâtre national de la Colline in Paris.

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Louise Dufossé

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