Strong Bear

Strong Bear

Jack Fogle

Cincinnati, OH


A Palestinian-American family, their grief, and a teddy bear.

A Palestinian-American woman deals with the death of her immigrant mother by reconnecting with her beloved teddy bear as the family prepares for the funeral. Explore Palestinian family values and how they intersect with the universal yet deeply personal experience of grieving a loved one.


Category: Play

Tags: Palestine, Dramedy, Teddy Bear

Rating: PG-13

Venue: Art Academy Room 204

Please note there is no late seating for this production. All ticket sales are final, and Cincinnati Fringe Festival does not offer exchanges or refunds.


Artist Bio

Jack Fogle is the son of a proud Palestinian mother born in the West Bank and a father who self-describes as a ‘fish-belly white’ veteran from Appalachian Kentucky. With degrees in biology and neuroscience, Jack is making his first foray as a director and playwright, having experience as an actor in CCM’s Transmigration, The Know’s Serials!, and multiple short films. In his day job, Jack educates children about nature for the county parks.

Past Fringe Credits