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God of Vengeance

An artful adaptation of Sholem Asch’s ground-breaking 1906 play. Presented by the Yiddish Theatre EnsembleDirected by Bruce BiermanEnglish translation by Caraid O’Brien Streaming from Saturday, March 20 @ 8:30pm to Tuesday, March 23 @ 11:30pm PSTRun time 100 minTickets: $18, $36, $54 All ticket sales are final. Tickets ABOUT THE PLAYSurrounded by controversy (the first Broadway production was closed down for portraying unconventional characters and the first lesbian kiss on Broadway), this play was the inspiration for the award-winning Broadway show, Indecent. Yiddish Theatre Ensemble offers audiences the rare opportunity to experience the original play......

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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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