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Performing Captivity and Beyond

The Embassy of the Czech Republic and the Embassy of Israel commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day through the theatrical presentation, “Performing Captivity and Beyond: Songs and Sketches from Terezín,” a staged reading of sketches and cabaret songs written in Terezín from Lisa Peschel’s anthology Performing Captivity, Performing Escape and other sources, produced by United Theater Company #61 and directed by Edward Einhorn, on April 16, 2015, at 7 pm. At the Czech Embassy, 3900 Spring of Freedom Street NW, Washington , DC. 


The program begins with a short discussion about the artists in Terezín, after which the company will present the following sketches and songs: Terezín March by Karel Švenk; Radio Show by Felix Prokeš, Vítězslav “Pidla” Horpatzky, Pavel Stránský, and Kurt Egerer; Ich glaub’ ich bin nicht ganz normal – Terezín parody by Hans Hofer; Laugh With Us by Felix Prokeš, Vítězslav Horpatzky, Pavel Weisskopf, and Pavel Stránský; When the Rain Comes Down by Ilse Weber; New Year’s Eve by Lisa Zeckendorf-Kutzinski; Als ob lyrics by Leo Strauss; The Smoke of Home by Zdeněk Eliáš and Jiří Stein;The Insult—But Unintended by unknown author; The Bad Old Days in Terezín – music and lyrics by Felix Prokeš. The performance features Craig Anderson, Jason Liebman, Jenny Lee Mitchell, Eric Oleson, and Patrick Pizzolorusso, with Maria Dessena on the piano. 


http://gregslistdc.com/event/2015/performing-captivity-and-beyond-songs-and-sketches-terez-n

WHEN
April 16, 2015 at 7pm - 10pm
WHERE
Untitled Theater Company #61
3900 Spring of Freedom St NW
Washington, DC 20008
United States
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CONTACT
Edward Einhorn