Reuters has Jim Nicola on the record for the first time acknowledging a "verbal agreement" with the Royal Court (but "but no formal contract") to produce My Name is Rachel Corrie.
A good question that was waiting to be asked. According to the timeline emerging from Philip Weiss's Nation cover story, that "agreement" seems to have been before late January, since that's when he claims the Court "began to sense apprehension."
Otherwise, not much other news. A little bias evident against the play (or is that just "balance") by ending with:
When it opened in London in April 2005, reviews were generally positive, although The Times newspaper said some scenes offered a one-sided portrayal of the Middle East conflict it called "unvarnished propaganda.''