The Theatre of Peretz

by  Isaac Loeb Peretz, Isaiah Sheffer

Collection / Anthology, Drama  /  2m, 1f

A dramatic presentation derived from the best of the collected works of Isaac Loeb Peretz, "The Father of Modern Yiddish Literature."

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Derived from the best of the collected works of Isaac Loeb Peretz, "The Father of Modern Yiddish Literature." Folk tales, sketches, stories, poems, letters, essays, and speeches - all in new English translations - have been woven into a theatrical presentation which employs imaginative lighting, costume, and music to bring to the stage that many worlds of Peretz "real and fantastic, present and to come." Well-known Peretz "The Melamed of Chelm", "Cabalists", "If Not Higher", "Venus and Shulamith", "Ivan, the Sabbath Handyman", and many more. The settings of these pieces range from the Heavenly to Satan's office in Hell. The unique vision of I. L. Peretz - humorous, passionate, ironic, and critical - provides the unifying theme of this unusual theatrical creation.
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Isaac Loeb Peretz

Isaac Loeb Peretz

Isaiah Sheffer

Isaiah Sheffer

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