Sunday May 28th 2017. Ansche Chesed Synagogue. 251 West 100th Street, NYC.
Doors Open 230pm. Show at 3pm.
Tickets: Adults $20 Kids $10 at the Door
Produced by Michael Skakun, Jason Grant Shela, Paul Sladkus, Amy Thau, Howard Feldman.
Directed by Jason Grant Shela. Musical Direction by Andrew Hertz.
About The Festival:
The Jewish Heritage Theater Festival is a celebration of Jewish Family Life over the past century. The Short Plays are acted by an accomplished group of thespians from My Generation Theater Company. The Festival is approximately 2 hours in length and will culminate in a Live Music Show. This Production is a benefit for The Joseph Skakun Project. A 501c3 Educational Non-Profit Organization that aims to bring Jewish Heritage and History to life via the performing arts. The Festival is dedicated to the Fallen IDF Heroes of 1967 to mark the 50th anniversary.
On Burning Ground. (Holocaust Drama) The Blitz. (Drama about a Jewish family living in East London during the Nazi Bombings during WW2.) Salonika My Salonika (Drama about the Greek Jewish Community WW2 Deportation) Petticoat Lane. (Comedy about the most famous market in London, set in 1914.) Pride of the Catskills. (Comedy set in Catskills Hotel in the Mid 1960s). Single (Comedy Musical about Jewish Singles in Manhattan.) The Plays written by Karen Bishko, Jason Grant Shela & Professor Asher J. Matathias.
David Brickman, Mulca Dubitz, Annie Thau, Asher J. Matathias, Will Ehren, Jamiel Burkhart, Don Puglisi, Reuben Levine, Caitlin Boyle, Brooke Turner, Joanne Joseph, Tom Beel, Angelo Verga, Laurel Kornfeld, Gabriella Scerbo, Savannah Leroy, Bruce Kivo, Gianluca Tramontana, Yris Bilia, Ness Krell, Amber Picon, Jason Grant Shela, Esme Kamlet, Alex Fonteccio.
Singers & Musicians
Special Music Performances by Hannah Lakhter, Robert Ukrainsky, Sabine & Alex Castro, Sofia Kim, Violet Chambers-Trubatch, Savannah Leroy, Bridget Ashvil, Juliet Papadopoulos, Aidan Arbona, Monica Niebrzydowski, Robert Ross, Gina Healy, Angello Olivieri, Don Castagno. Special Dance Performance by Masha Lakhter.