King of the Schnorrers
By Robert Brustein
Music by Hankus Netsky
Directed by Melia Bensussen
8pm Saturday, July 20
Join us starting at 7pm for klezmer music and Yiddish film
Tickets: Free admission, Reservations recommended
King of the Schnorrers is Robert Brustein and Hankus Netsky’s delightful homage to that 2nd Avenue rogue and a loving celebration of the Yiddish theatre’s earthy comedy, melodies, yarns, and crazy wisdom. Featuring original klezmer music, this staged reading is directed by Melia Bensussen. A discussion with the creative team will follow the reading. Featuring: Remo Airaldi*, Ken Cheeseman*, Ben Evett*, Abby Goldfarb, Jeremiah Kissel*, Will LeBow*, Kathy St. George*.
Pre-show Klezmer Trio: Abigale Reisman, Rachel Panitch, and Kirsten Lamb
Co-produced by the Suffolk University Theatre Department and Boston Playwrights' Theatre. Co-presented by The National Center for Jewish Film.
*Member, Actors' Equity Association