Deb Shoval is a playwright and founding member of both the Liberty Cabbage Theatre Revival & the Root 9 Arts Collective. Shoval has co-created & performed in "A Sense of Humus: A Puppet Filled Musical about Agriculture, Gardening & the Politics of Genetically Engineered Food," "Oiligarchy: A Comic Tragedy about Petroleum History, Alternatives, and Ties to War," and most recently, "An Olive on the Seder Plate: a Spiel about Hebrew School, the Ten Plagues, and Life in the Occupied Territories." As a Jew and as the daughter of an Israeli, Shoval is particularly moved to work for justice in Palestine, dialogue within US Jewish communities & peace in the Middle East. She just returned from a month in the West Bank and Israel with the international organization Artists Against Occupation.

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