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Purim Masked Comedy

with Bruce BiermanSunday, February 28 | 11am – 12:45pm Pacific | on ZoomIn collaboration with KlezCaliforniaBy donation – RSVP to reserve your spot Welcome to a Yiddish theater experience creating the hilarious stock characters from Megiles Ester (The Book of Esther) with the whole body and voice! The roots of the Purim Shpil and Jewish theater reach back to the Medieval European mystery plays and the influence of the wildly popular buffoonery of the Commedia Dell’arte. We will explore precise character shtick handed down for centuries, how to bring a mask alive, and how to act out all our earthly ridiculous......

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