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2014 Jewish Playwriting Contest Finals

Dec 31, 1969 @ 7:00 pm

| $18
brooklyn

The Jewish Plays Project set out to find the best new playscripts on 21st century Jewish themes. 226 plays were submitted. 50 Artist Panelists read them all. A Top 10 was announced.

4 Cities agreed to host live Contest events. (New Haven, CT; West Orange, NJ; Chicago, IL; Burlington, VT). 60 Community Panelists choose their favorites. 25 Actors performed. 250 audience members voted.

And now, we are down to the Top 3 plays from all over the nation!

“G-d’s Honest Truth” by Renee Calarco (Washington, DC)
Roberta and Larry have just purchased a miraculous Holocaust Torah for their synagogue. So why does the shul in the next town have one, too?

“I Now Pronounce” by Tasha Gordon-Solmon (New York, NY)
When the rabbi dies during the wedding, is everything cursed?

“Modern Prophet” by Sam Graber (Minneapolis, MN)
Deep in the Minnesota woods, a wayward brother and sister struggle with Elijah and an Angel.

It’s time for the ultimate Jewish Play Showdown.

Thursday, May 1, 2014
7:30 pm
Congregation Beth Elohim
274 Garfield Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11215

Tickets at:
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/619583

Renee, Tasha and Sam will throw down their writerly gauntlets, and at the end of the night, YOU, the Brooklyn community, will use your cell phones to crown a champion. The winner gets a workshop production at the 14th Street Y on June 27-29.

20-minute sections. Three plays. 1 Winner.

Get ready to rumble.

Details

Date:
Dec 31, 1969
Time:
7:00 pm
Cost:
$18

Organizer

Jewish Plays Project
Phone:
347.878.5771
Email:
Website:
www.jewishplaysproject.org

Venue

Congregation Beth Elohim
274 Garfield Place
Brooklyn, NY United States
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Phone:
347.878.5771