My Name Is Rachel Corrie
play based on the diaries and emails of activist Rachel Corrie
My Name is Rachel Corrie is a play based on the diaries and emails of Rachel Corrie. They were edited by Alan Rickman, who directed the play, and journalist Katharine Viner also helped editing. Rachel Corrie was an American peace activist and student, who travelled to the Gaza Strip. She was killed by an Israeli bulldozer while she was protesting against the destruction of Palestinian homes. The play was first shown in London, at the Royal Court Theatre, in April 2005.