Igniting your mind by touching your heart.
(Even if you're not Jewish!)
Great theater not only plays a large role in helping to create the richness of our community, but it also can be an engine for change, individual growth, and shared understanding. Collected Stories is a drama about a professor and her graduate student that looks at writing and intellectual property, and will be followed by Natasha and the Coat, a poignant new play about two twenty-somethings that live in very different worlds. I look forward to seeing you soon!
-Barbara Brooks Producing Artistic Director
KATIE: MJTC is producing Collected Stories this season, twenty-two years after the play was first produced. How might the play resonate with audiences in the context of today’s world?
DONALD MARGULIES: I suspect that the themes explored in the play are just as resonant today as they were when it was first produced over twenty years ago, arguably even more so. Cultural appropriation, intellectual property, who has the right to tell certain certain stories and who doesn’t - all of these topics may be more part of our social discourse than they were in 1996... [read more here].
Noted professionals from various fields discuss themes of the play in these post-show programs for Collected Stories. Free and open to the public.
Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company ignites the hearts and minds of people of all cultural backgrounds by producing theater of the highest artistic standards. Rooted in Jewish content, our work explores differences, illuminates commonalities, and fosters greater understanding among all people.
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