11th cycle
YEAR: 2022

I Was a Stranger Too

Cynthia Cooper
The stories of today’s asylum seekers resonate with the Jewish past, and collide in shelters in Minnesota.
TAGS: Drama
CITY: New York
CAST:6-9W
"This play is gorgeous, with a depth of character and a beautiful economy of words. The engagement of Jewish history and ethics in allyship with new immigrants hits exactly the sweet spot of the JPP’s mission."
- David Winitsky

DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:

Rimon: The Minnesota Jewish Arts Council, Research Grant
Theatre Unbound, Minneapolis, MN
New Circle Theatre Company, Playwrights Unit

JPP DEVELOPMENT:

National Jewish Playwriting Contest

REGIONAL CONTEST WINS: