HERE presents a new devised theater piece about Jewish women in America exploring their relationship to their Judaism. More…
The project is an interdisciplinary work that uses performance as a way to interrogate Jewish identity today by looking to the past and confronting the future. A group of six female-identified artists explore their personal history to present a collage of varied perspectives on what it means to be perennially in-between: in the intersection of tradition and modernity, power, and oppression.
See it if 6 Jewish women explore threads of their religious & cultural roots, the affects on them now, and hopes for honoring that story in the future
Don't see it if You are unable to have sympathy for and see life from the perspective of minority women who have a history of oppression and injustice.
See it if You're Jewish, particularly if you're a Jewish woman, and you're interested in your experiences.
Don't see it if I'm not going to say you shouldn't see it if you're not Jewish, because I saw it and enjoyed it, but I missed a lot of it.
See it if You are interested in Jewish heritage, how time and new countries impact on "tradition." Why to we run from and cling to traditions.
Don't see it if Non of the above appeals to you. You are not interested in religion as part of life, yours or any one else's.
See it if dicussion, contemplation and familial story-telling from (various) Jewish/Female roots. Told through an ensemble of engaging young women.
Don't see it if you don't like spoken word, audio recordings, music and movement used to express story, rather than a linear book.
See it if if you want to explore Jewish female identity, if you want to hear beautiful music
Don't see it if if you want a plot; if you don't like dance and music; you may find it confusing if you're not Jewish
See it if You like devised theatre written and performed by a multi-talented group of women. You want to hear stories from under-represented voices
Don't see it if You don't like abstract or movement based theatre. You don't like nonlinear theatre. You like straightforward stories.
See it if You want to know more about the stories of Jewish women in America, you enjoy pieces that include live music and movement
Don't see it if You don't like autobiographical theatre, you prefer pieces with straightforward narrative and characters
See it if You like devised, movement based work with thoughtful stories of Jewish women through time.
Don't see it if You want something entertaining where you don’t have to think about what is really happening in the world.