Like Kesselman's Maggie Magalita , this piece deals with a young woman's coming to terms with her ethnic heritage -- in this case, her Jewish roots. Daisy is visiting her grandmother in the country. Daisy is neurotic and unhappy in her home life and is on the verge of a troubled adolescence. Her grandmother offers her an emotional anchor and she teaches her about being an adult by offering gentle advice, good books, and good cooking and by telling Daisy of her life at Daisy's age, when she was in Auschwitz where she lost her two sisters.
"Kesselman is clearly a writer of considerable sensitivity." - The New York Post
I LOVE YOU, I LOVE YOU NOT was first presented at the Actors Theatre. It was directed by Michael Andrew Miner.