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24/6: A Jewish Theater Company
In association with the JCC in Manhattan, presents
DIS/ENGAGEMENT: Gaza 10 Years Later
Wednesday August 5th, 2015 at 8pm
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 8pm
JCC in Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Avenue at 76th Street New York, NY 10023
Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 at the door
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August 5th, 2015
VOICES FROM ISRAEL:
THE SETTLER by Orit Arfa, adapted for the stage by Sacha Reich/Jewish Theatre Collaborative, Directed by Jessica Schechter
The Dakar family hunkers down as the army comes knocking, in this adaption from Orit Arfa's novel.
ORCHARD adapted from Chekhov by Avi Soroka inspired by Israeli production by Lea Lubert, Directed by Yoni Oppenheim
Home is lost and human resilience found in this Chekhovian investigation of a society in flux.
Inspired by Lea Lubert’s 2006 production at Emunah College in Jerusalem.
LAST TREE IN JERUSALEM (KAMTZA AND BAR KAMTZA) by Dani Horowitz, translated by Yoni Oppenheim
Choreographed by Sydney Schiff, Directed by Yoni Oppenheim
Talmudic stories surrounding the Second Temple's destruction acquire contemporary resonance in acclaimed Israeli playwright Dani Horowitz’s thought-provoking play written at the time of the disengagement.
Wednesday August 12, 2015
AN AMERICAN PERSPECTIVE:
GOLIATH by Karen Hartman
Directed by Yoni Oppenheim
In the contemporary Middle East, who is David and who is Goliath? On a single tense day during the 2005 Israeli pullout from Gaza, an American settler, her teenage zealot son, their Palestinian employee, an Israeli Army commander, and a young Ethiopian soldier face off over ideals, economics, and home.
LOLA AKINOLA, JUDY AMMAR, MICHAL BIRNBAUM, ARI BENJAMIN HIRSCH, DANNY HOFFMAN, DORIT KATZENELENBOGEN, SHARON LITWINOFF, LEORE RIVEN, JESSICA SCHECHTER, ALEEZA SKLOVER, AVI SOROKA, EMILY STERN
We're on PBS Channel 13's Theater Talk! (start time 13:43)