By Tadeusz Słobodzianek
Following rave reviews at London’s National Theatre and great recognition in Israel and Europe,Our Class comes to The Temple Emanu-El Skirball Center for a one-night-only staged reading featuring a stellar cast including Ellen Burstyn, Alvin Epstein and Hunter Parrish. Making its New York City premiere during the week of Holocaust Remembrance Day, this award-winning play unveils the truth behind a massacre of Jews in Jedwabne, Poland, in 1941.
Set in a Polish classroom made up of both Jewish and Christian students, the play exposes the effects of war, betrayal, cruelty and repression. Winner of Poland’s top literary prize, the staged reading is directed by Drama League Award-nominated Cosmin Chivu.
Q&A session with award-winning writer Tadeusz Słobodzianek will follow the play reading by an all-star cast.
Co-presented by the Polish Cultural Institute New York.
10 E 66th St
Manhattan, NY 10065
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