NEW STAGE FOR SI­LAS

The Jewish Chronicle - - ARTS&BOOKS -

TALK­ING OF which, Cal­cutta Kosher au­thor Shelley Si­las has been asked by the Na­tional Youth Theatre to write a play about Gaza. It fol­lows an­other work by Si­las about the con­flict called Moses Mo­hammed (aka Jaffa Boys) which has yet to find a theatre. Note­book saw a re­hearsed read­ing and thought the work mov­ing and even-handed. But the play did not get picked up, ac­cord­ing to one source, “be­cause ev­ery­one was scared to do it”.

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