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Teatron: Chicago’s Jewish Theatre Festival
Chicago’s first-ever festival of Jewish Theatre. The festival lineup will include staged readings, solo performances, storytelling, cabaret, and comedy. Events include:
Sunday, November 3, 2019 – 7:30 pm
Staged reading of THE GREEN BOOK, by Calvin Alexander Ramsey, directed by ILesa Duncan
Monday, November 4, 2019 – 8pm
A SHOWCASE OF NEW JEWISH THEATRE FROM ALL OVER, curated by the Alliance for Jewish Theatre
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 – 7:30 pm
JEWISH STORYTELLING DELIGHT, featuring Susan Stone, Vered Hankin and Debórah Eliezer.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 – 7:30 pm
THE BEN HECHT SHOW, written and performed by James Sherman
Thursday, November 7 – 7:30 pm
CABARET – JEWISH STYLE, featuring Carla Gordon, Rebecca Joy Fletcher, and Annie Reznik
Saturday, November 9 – 7pm
Staged reading of GOD OF VENGEANCE by Sholom Asch, directed by David Y. Chack
Saturday, November 9 – 10PM
JEWISH JOKESTERS: A NIGHT OF JEWS AND COMEDY , an evening of stand up and improv hosted by Evan Richter featuring standup comedians Jeremy Drezner and Lia Berma and improv performers Susan Messing and Rachael Mason.
Sunday November 10 — 2pm
OPERETTA IN EXILE: THE MUSIC SILENCED BY THE THIRD REICH by Folks Operetta a multi-media concert featuring songs from operettas by Leo Ascher, Emmerich Kálmán, Jean Gilbert, Paul Abrahám, Robert Stolz, Franz Lehár, and Leon Jessel
Sunday, November 10 – 7pm
FEATURING DANIEL CAINER – a performance by England’s Daniel Cainer, known for his one-man musical show GEFILTE FISH AND CHIPS.