Memorial is a verbatim play that uses embodied rituals and practices to tell the story of the Christchurch Muslim community during and following the two mosque shootings that occurred on March 15th, 2019 in Christchurch, New Zealand. Memorial chronicles the impact of the shootings through the words and experiences of seven citizens of Christchurch, focusing on the friends and families of those who were lost in the attacks. It also deeply engages with themes of migration, diaspora, the experience of otherness, and xenophobia.


Adam Ashraf Elsayigh and Arianna Stucki

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