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A Reading of The Berlin Diaries

Hand2Mouth Theatre and OJMCHE present a theatrically staged reading of The Berlin Diaries, by Andrea Stolowitz, finalist for the 2017 Oregon Book Award. Performers are Erin Leddy and Damon Kupper, Directed by Hand2Mouth’s Artistic Director Jonathan Walters. The great-grandfather of playwright Andrea Stolowitz kept a journal for his descendants after escaping to New York City in 1939 as a German Jew. Following the complicated lure of genealogy, Stolowitz goes back to Berlin to bring the story of her unknown ancestors out of the archives into the light. The record keeps as many secrets as it shares; how do people become verschollen, lost, like library books? In this complex, contemporary drama about the search for home, fragmented heritage and Jewish diaspora, two performers scintillate between characters…

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LineStorm’s Bimonthly Reading Series: MARTYR by Matthew Miller

LineStorm’s Bimonthly Reading Series continues with a harrowing tale of family and loss. MARTYR examines the intersection between sacrifice and sanctity, asking the question: How far would you go to exact revenge? Depicting graphic acts of torture, this play is recommended for a mature audience. MARTYR by Matthew Miller Sunday, December 2, 2018, 5-7:30pm, free Artists Repertory Theatre, Studio 1 [from LineStorm’s website]

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