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Cherry Docs
by David Gow
Directed by Beth Cleary
October 13 - November 4, 2007

Regional Premiere

Mike Downey is a neo-Nazi skinhead charged with murder. Danny Dunkelman is a Jewish attorney asked by Legal Aid to defend him. A struggle that leaves both men marked by the others' beliefs, Cherry Docs is an explosive look at racism in our society and the obstacles thrown at us every day as we try to eradicate it.

“... a provocative exploration of the inescapable and insidious presence of hatred in our society”
- Toronto Star

October 13 - November 4, 2007

     Additional school group matinee
     performances are scheduled.
     Please call 651-647-4315 for
     dates and times.
The Magic Dreidels

By Jenna Zark
Based on the book by Eric A. Kimmel
December 6 - 21, 2007

Jacob is sent to the well by his father to get water for preparation of the holiday meal. There he loses his dreidel down the well. A goblin living in the well replaces his dreidel with magical ones, beginning a series of funny and touching adventures for Jacob. The Magic Dreidels, a treat for the entire family, explores the cultural traditions of Hanukkah and the universal themes of sharing, compassion, and friendship.

December 6 - 21, 2007

 A co-production with Theater Latté Da
Music & Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
Book by Alfred Uhry
Directed by Peter Rothstein
February 23 March 16, 2008

The true story of Leo Frank, a Brooklyn-born Jew who is accused of murdering 13-year old Mary Phagan, a factory worker under his employ in 1913 Atlanta. This innovative, daring Tony Award-winning musical explores the volatile relationship between racism, sensationalism, and the truth. Directed by the Ivey Award-winning artistic director of Theater Latté Da, this will be a masterpiece you won't want to miss!

"Stakes claim to becoming a new, vital form of opera in America."
- Chicago Tribune

February 23 - March 16, 2008

     This production is playing at:
     History Theatre
     30 Tenth St. E.
     St. Paul, MN 55101

The Triangle Factory
Fire Project

by Christopher Piehler in collaboration
with Scott Alan Evans
Directed by Carolyn Levy
May 3 - 25, 2008

Regional Premiere

The year was 1911, the date March 25th, the time 4:45pm. As the workers of the Triangle Waist Factory hear the bell signaling the end of the workday, there is a shout of "FIRE!" It was the beginning of a blaze that in 30 minutes would kill 146 people. Hear the play by play of events, witness the murder trial that leaves the public hungry for vengeance, and understand the social and political changes that took place as a result of this horrific tragedy.

“A searing play which reminds us why theatre exists.”
- The New York Post

May 3 - 25, 2008

     Additional school group matinee
     performances are scheduled.
     Please call 651-647-4315 for
     dates and times.
MINNESOTA JEWISH THEATRE COMPANY P.O. BOX 16155 SAINT PAUL, MN 55116 651-647-4315 [email protected]
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