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JCC Theaterworks: He Who Laughs

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JCC Theaterworks: He Who Laughs

Time: December 16, 2013 from 7:30pm to 10pm
Location: Off-Broadway Theater
Street: 41 Broadway
City/Town: New Haven
Website or Map: http://jccnh.org/page.aspx?id…
Phone: 2033872522
Event Type: theater, play, art, culture, jcc, live, act, perform, jewish, new, haven, woodbridge, adult, weekend
Organized By: Dede Jacobs-Komisar
Latest Activity: Dec 15, 2013

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What if the Abraham, Sarah, and Isaac lived in contemporary Manhattan and God called on Abraham to sacrifice his beloved son? Ian Cohen’s new play grapples with this scenario. JCC Cultural Arts Manager DeDe Jacobs-Komisar selected He Who Laughs as JCC Theaterwork’s first show because it “exemplifies the company’s mission of exploring what Jewish theater is and can be. With the help of the Connecticut Humanities Fund, Jacobs-Komisar is presenting interfaith panels following two of the performances, delving into the theological and sociological themes of the play.

Dec. 14, 7:30 pm, followed by interfaith panel

Dec. 15, 2 pm, followed by interfaith panel

Dec. 15, 7 pm, followed by talkback

Dec. 16, 7:30 pm, followed by talkback

 

Off-Broadway Theater, 41 Broadway, New Haven.

Tickets are $25: https://secure.ujcfederations.org/ft2/form.html?__id=28183

Contact Dede Jacobs-Komisar more information: dedek@jccnh.org.

 

Connecticut Humanities (CTH) is a non-profit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities that funds, creates and collaborates on hundreds of cultural programs across Connecticut each year. Connecticut Humanities brings together people of all ages and backgrounds to express, share and explore ideas in thoughtful and productive ways. From local discussion groups to major exhibitions on important historical events, CTH programs engage, enlighten and educate. Learn more by visiting www.cthumanities.org.

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