About "The Return"

Palestinian-Israeli Drama "The Return" Makes Its U.S. Premiere

While working one Saturday at an auto repair shop in Herzliya, a Palestinian mechanic is confronted by an Israeli woman from his past, whose unexpected arrival will change both their futures forever. Five Pinteresque scenes unfold a story of love, betrayal and redemption between the play's two characters (known only as "Him" and "Her"), with the state surveillance apparatus cleverly serving as a third character. Palestinian-Israeli-American playwright Hanna Eady and Seattle-based playwright Edward Mast's gripping two-hander now makes its U.S. premiere at the Atlas Performing Arts Center in D.C.