Past Work

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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“The Green Book” Staged Reading

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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H*tler’s Tasters

(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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TEATRON 2022: A Festival of Jewish Theatre

ShPIeL-Performing Identity with Bunbury Theatre presents TEATRON 2022: A Festival of Jewish Theatre. This digital online theatre with live events, festival, will showcase works from theatre companies and artists across the United States out of identity and social justice intersecting with Jewish heritage, culture, history and spirituality. VIRTUAL PROGRAMMING:  HaMapah/The Map Dance-on-Film – A DNAWORKS Production.…

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Indecent by Paula Vogel

INDECENT is about the evolution of the powerful play God of Vengeance (Got fun nekome) by acclaimed writer Sholem Asch; and the vibrant Yiddish Theatre of the early 1900s. Centering on a small band of intrepid Yiddish Theatre performers and klezmer musicians (klezmorim) – at times comical and at times poignant – they tell the…

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