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Past Seasons of Theatre Chevruta

Last Season-  "A Season of Comedy" 2016-2017

Fools
By Neil Simon
April 22-23, 2017
directed by Doug Brook
stage manager Sam Saunders

Cast

Leon Tolchinsky - Adam Contugno
Dr. Zubritsky - Steve Shapiro
Sophia Zubritsky - Dina Morgan
Lenya Zubritsky - Karen Fahrner
Count Gregor Yousekevitch - Aaron Weisberg
Yechna - Sylvia Metz
Snetsky - Merav Berger
Magistrate - Richard Sogg
Slovitch - Steven Corelis
Mishkin - Eliza Batsheva Corral
Stage Directions - Deborah Shapiro

 For more information about the play: about the play and its origins

                         

Cantorial
By Ira Levin 
November 12-13, 2016
directed by Doug Brook
stage manager Shannon deMelo

Cast

Warren Ives - Andy Cooperfauss
Lesley Rosen - Merav Berger
Morris - Ross Arden Harkness
Phillip Quinn - Karl Schweitzer
Donna Quinn - Marjorie Alpert
William Ives - Karl Schweitzer
Stage Directions - Marjorie Alpert
The Voice - Rabbi Philip Ohriner

 For more information about the play: Cantorial: The People, Cantorial: The Places

 
            

 

 

Season 3- "A Season of Remembrance" 2015-2016

The Diary of Anne Frank
by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman
April 9-10, 2016
directed by Doug Brook
stage manager Rachel Nin
 
Cast
Anne Frank – Roneet Aliza Rahamim
Margot Frank – Dana Morgan
Peter van Daan – Zach Doyle
Otto Frank – Bob Visini
Mrs. Frank – Esther Selk
Mrs. van Daan – Diane Milo
Mr. van Daan – Doug Brees
Miep Gies – Sara Renee Morris
Mr. Dussel – Bruce Blau
Mr. Kraler – Richard Sogg
 
For more information about the play: Anne Frank: Her and Her Diary, Anne Frank: The People.
 
 
      
 
 
 
 
Broken Glass
by Arthur Miller
October 17-18, 2015 (the centennial of Miller's birth)
directed by Doug Brook
stage manager Tonya Duncan
 
Cast
Phillip Gellburg – Matt Singer
Sylvia Gellburg – Lea Schweitzer
Dr. Harry Hymen – Karl Schweitzer
Margaret Hymen – Arcadia Conrad
Harriet – Valerie Singer
Stanton Case – Steve Allhoff
 
 
      
 
 
 
 

 Season 2- "Newish Jewish Theatre" 2014-2015

My Name is Asher Lev
by Aaron Posner, adapted from the novel by Chaim Potok
May 2-3, 2015
directed by Doug Brook
assistant director Esther Selk
stage manager Sam Saunders
 
Cast
Asher Lev – Tim Garcia
The Men – Steve Shapiro
The Women – Rebecca Wallace
 
For more information about the play: My Name is Asher Lev: Origins, About Judaism: Terms and Art.
 
      
 
 
 
Original Synergy
by Doug Brook, adapted from the international bestseller, The Bible, by G-d
October 25-26, 2014
directed by Doug Brook
stage manager Rachel Nin
 
Cast
Big G – Ross Arden Harkness
Left Brain – Barbara Heninger
Right Brain – Braden Taylor
Ego – Tom Shamrell
Id – Melissa Weinstein
Super Ego – Steven Dick
Feminine Side – Sara Renee Morris
Stage Directions – Danni Horwitz
 
For more information about the play: Evolution of a Play,  Evolution of Creation, Midrash on stage.

 

       

 

Season 1- "A Taste of Yiddish Theatre" 2013-2014

 
God of Vengeance
by Donald Margulies, adapted from the play by Sholem Asch.
March 8-9, 2014
directed by Doug Brook
 
Cast
Jack Chapman – Tom Shamrell
Sara Chapman – Diane Milo
Rivkele – Sara Renee Morris
Manke – Christina Mattson
Eli – Rabbi James Greene
Aaron – Charlie Marr
Shloyme – Steven Dick
Hindl – Suska Varda
Basha – Danni Horwitz
Reyzl – Kristen Carder
Orthodox Man – Steven Dick
Prospective In-Law – Charlie Marr
 
 
 
              
 
 
 
 
Tevya and His Daughters
by Arnold Perl, based on the Tevya stories of Sholom Aleichem
December 7-8, 2013
directed by Doug Brook
stage manager Philip Jacke
 
Cast
Tevya – Michael Johnson
Golde – Virginia Hess
Tzeitl – Ambera DeLash
Hodel – Lea Simon
Chava – Danni Horwitz
Mottel – Tom Shamrell
Lazar Wolfe – David Sabes
Feferal – Tom Shamrell
Merchant – Steven Dick
Merchant's Wife – Sylvia Metz
Merchant's Daughter – Danni Horwitz
Rabbi – Rabbi Philip Ohriner (Dec. 7), Rabbi Josh Berkenwald (Dec. 8)
 

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