LAST TREE IN JERUSALEM / A PAGE OF TALMUD
Two Plays by: Dani Horowitz
A Page of Talmud was written in collaboration with Yaakov Raz
Translated from the Hebrew by:
Yoni Oppenheim (Last Tree in Jerusalem)
Dr. Yael S. Feldman and Michael Posnick (A Page of Talmud)
Riven by internal strife, ecological disaster, and interference from foreign powers, can society survive? Set nearly two millennia ago but still resonant today, acclaimed Israeli playwright Dani Horowitz’s interrelated plays Last Tree in Jerusalem (world premiere translation) and A Page of Talmud tell the seminal Talmudic stories “Kamtza and Bar Kamtza” and “The Oven of Achnai.” These timely Jewish stories examine the cost of humiliation and explore what it means to be a member of a community, to be a leader, to have moral courage, and to resist.
Wednesday December 4th, 2019-Sunday December 15th, 2019
Monday-Thursday at 7:30pm
Saturday at 8pm
Sunday at 3pm
357 West 36th Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10018
(Between 8th and 9th Avenue)
$25 in advance. $30 at the door.
Jay Ben Markson*
Directed by: Yoni Oppenheim
*These actors appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association
Equity Approved Showcase
24/6: A Jewish Theater Company's production of Last Tree in Jerusalem / A Page of Talmud is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. LMCC.net
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