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rlevitow November 16, 2007 No Comments

NEW WORLDS THEATRE PROJECT and Yiddish Theatre

NEW WORLDS THEATRE PROJECT presents

THURSDAY 13 DECEMBER 7:30 – 8:45PM
 
WITH THE CURRENT by Sholem Asch
A staged reading followed by 'talk-back'

Translation from Yiddish by Mark Altman & Ellen Perecman – Adaptation by
Mark Altman, Ellen Perecman & Clay McLeod Chapman

Venue: The Jewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Avenue (at 92nd St.)
Tickets: $15 general public; $12 students & seniors

Presented in collaboration with The Jewish Museum
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TUESDAY 18 DECEMBER 6:30 – 8:00PM

THE ART OF YIDDISH DRAMA: MODERNITY CONFRONTS TRADITION
A symposium with panel discussion and staged readings from
           Sholem Asch, I.D. Berkowitz and Peretz Hirshbein

Venue: Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, The Graduate Center,
CUNY, 365 Fifth Avenue (at 34th Street)
Admission: FREE

Panelists: Rachel Dickstein (Artistic Dir., Ripetime Theatre Co.); Daniel
Gerould (Theatre and Comparative Literature, CUNY Graduate Center); Stefan
Kanfer (Author, Stardust Lost: Yiddish Theatre in America; Neil Pepe
(Artistic Dir., Atlantic Theatre Co.; Alyssa Quint (Judaic Studies,
Princeton); & Alisa Solomon (Dir. Arts & Culture MA Program, The Journalism
School, Columbia) 

Presented in collaboration with the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center 

For information: www.newworldsproject.org or 917.513.7620     *Member AEA

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