Black Theatre Live


And Here I Am

One boy's struggle for self determination in a violent world.

By Hassan Abdulrazzak based on the life story of Palestinian actor Ahmed Tobasi's coming of age story. And Here I Am is an epic voyage of identity and self discovery.

Combining fact and fantasy, tragedy and comedy, spanning both the first Palestinian intifada and the second, we follow Tobasi through his trasformation from armed resistance fighter to artist, and his jounrey as a refugee from the West Bank to Norway and back again.

This series of tragicomic episoides is vividly brought to life by award winning writer Hassan Abdulrazzak, transporting us to the heart of the hardships, struggles and contradictions of a young Palestinian man growing up under occupation and his pursuit of the true meaning of freedom.