Written by Yvonne Fein and directed by Charles Slucki (z”l)
Commissioned by the Jewish Museum of Australia in conjunction with the National Council of Jewish Women (Victoria), it is a performance of approximately 90 minutes. Utilizing song, dance, poetry and drama based on ancient texts, 10 actors, all female, take the audience on a tragic-comic journey through the millennia to examine the plight, predicament and power of what it means to be Jewish and female – then and now – at the mercy of one of the original patriarchies. The show was performed to a sell-out audience on one night only in Melbourne. It has since been invited to perform at the Magdalena Festival in Brisbane on 15th April.
ABC Interview with Rachel Kohn, Radio National
Research on and reflection of the process and content of the play yielded an essay ‘From Sacred Scroll to Stage and Page,’ published in the peer reviewed, Journal of Religion and