Chagall in School by James Sherman

CHAGALL IN SCHOOL by James Sherman (Beau Jest, The God of Isaac, The Ben Hecht Show), February 8 – 17 at The Kentucky Center – MeX Theater. CHAGALL IN SCHOOL, a dramatic comedy, presents the story of Marc Chagall, one of the 20th century’s. greatest artists, following the social change after the Russian Revolution. Born…

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Audition Notice:
Chagall in School

The Most Acclaimed Show of Chicago’s 2022-23 Season, JEFF Awards Recommended and JEFF Award Winner A Louisville Premiere Chagall in School by James Sherman Directed by David Chack Chicago JEFF Awards Recommended and Winner of One JEFF Award “Highly recommended: by Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune; Hedy Weiss, WTTW Television; and Nancy Bishop, Third Coast Review Chagall…

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Smiles of a Summer ShPIeL Showcase

FREE OF CHARGE 7PM – THURSDAY, JULY 27 A staged reading of Colin Greer’s (playwright of Imagining Heschel) current work-in-progress Spinoza’s Solitude, a play following the life of philosopher Baruch Spinoza, who changed all of Western thought and was excommunicated from his Dutch Jewish community. 7PM – FRIDAY, JULY 28 6:45 with a light dinner…

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Censorship in Jacksonville

A Man Standing in Front of a Theater

Read Artistic Director David Chack’s article in Forward, regarding the censorship of Paula Vogel’s play Indecent, in Jacksonville, Florida.  

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“The Green Book” Staged Reading

The Green Book Poster With Children

Join us for a live staged reading of Calvin Alexander Ramsey’s award-winning play, The Green Book, performed at two locations. Ramsey’s work brings the Green Book back into public consciousness through this play and through the children’s book, “Ruth and the Green Book,” which inspired the Academy Award- winning film. Directed by David Y. Chack,…

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About the Playwright

MICHELLE KHOLOS BROOKS is an award-winning playwright with productions staged internationally and a Playwright-in-Residence at New YorkRep. Awards and distinctions include the Susan Glaspell Award for Htler’s Tasters, the Reva Shiner Comedy Award for Kalamazoo, co-written by Kelly Younger. Htler’s Tasters was also named Best of Fringe at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival by The Stage…

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H*tler’s Tasters

four ladies wearing uniform

(Scroll down to see promo video, production history and playwright statement) A dark yet humorous play, H*tler’s Tasters is about the little known historical story of the spirited girls who were chosen to taste Hitler’s food to confirm it was safe. But in an updated contemporary and at times “rock and roll” style, it reveals…

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JewFace: A New Play Lab

JewFace: A New Play Lab is a play/performance laboratory that encourages writers and performance artists to create topics that are on the edge, and even subversive about Jewish culture. In Los Angeles, JewFace is a branch of ShPIeL- Performing Identity, a non-profit theater company, in Chicago/Louisville.  Questions or interested in taking part? Message our Founding…

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