• Discounts to conferences and Alliance events around the country
• Special networking opportunities
• Connections to the finest theatremakers doing Jewish identity work
• Inclusion in wider Jewish cultural and theatre networks
• Collaborative opportunities educationally, practically and conceptually
Message from Alliance for Jewish Theatre member Wendy Kout - West Coast screenwriter, playwright and producer
Jewish humor. Where would we all (Jews and non-Jews) be without it? Would we even BE without it?
So, I have been tasked to help organize and be on the panel on Jewish humor at the next Alliance for Jewish Theatre Conference in Boston in October 22 - 25 2017. And I’m thinking maybe we hear a little comedy from humorist/performers, a little context from a scholar, and a little experience from our fellow, funny Alliance members.
From its spirit-saving, age-old coping mechanism to its present-day political and social commentary… from its power to provide entertainment and escape, to its capacity to challenge and confront — humor and Jews doing humor has been a vital part of the Jewish collective and its individual identity.
And it has been an important part of theatre produced across the globe. (Read More)
The National Jewish Theatre Foundation In Tribute to Elie Wiesel
HONORING ELIE WIESEL (z”l) ON HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY 2017
WITH PLAY READINGS
The NJTF/HTII at UM Miller Center welcomes and invites your participation in the 3rd annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Play Readings to be held on Sunday, 4/23/17 and Monday, 4/24/17, Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah). This year we honor the late Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, a great fiction and non-fiction writer and a playwright. (Read More)