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THE MAH NISHTANAH PLAYS

  • Theater at the 14th Street Y 344 East 14th Street New York, NY, 10003 United States (map)

FOUR OF NEW YORK'S MOST EXCITING WRITERS, A BRILLIANT YOUNG DIRECTOR, AND SOME OF THE BEST THEATER MINDS ANSWER TWO QUESTIONS:

  • HOW DOES YOUR JEWISH IDENTITY FEEL DIFFERENT NOW THAN IT DID A YEAR AGO?

  • WHAT DO YOUR JEWISH IDENTITIES/ETHICS/VALUES CALL UPON YOU TO DO IN THIS MOMENT?

 

Directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh

Lead Dramaturgy by Abigail Katz
(Director of New Play Development, Atlantic Theater)

Guest Dramaturg, Miriam Weiner
(Literary Associate, Vineyard Theater)

Designed by Joshua Benghiat and Jesse Freeman

Featuring

  • I and J and I by Susan Bernfield
    The Kushner/Trump Household on Shabbat. A family and their Secret Service Goy. Uh, Guy.
     
  • This is Global Now by Sarah Gancher
    Budapest in 2017. Or is it Budapest in 1944?
     
  • Twilight Visit by MJ Kaufman
    Jonah, a Jewish Trans man is visited by a mysterious woman after the Mt. Carmel Cemetery is invaded. 
  • The White Wedding by Shais Rishon (aka MaNishtana)
    It's hard to be the person of color at a Jewish wedding -
    especially when the guests keep thinking you're the help. 

EACH PERFORMANCE FOLLOWED BY DISCUSSIONS WITH ARTISTS AND SPECIAL GUESTS!

Earlier Event: June 10
VAHK AYF UN ZING!!!
Later Event: June 16
BAR MITZVAH BOY