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The Dybbuk / Between Two Worlds

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Oct 20, 2003
Oct 20, 2003
Segal Theater

dubyukJoin the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center and the CUNY Ph.D. Program in Theatre for a special screening of the highly successful 2002 Israeli theatre production of perhaps the most important Jewish play: The Dybbuk /Between Two Worlds. Directed, choreographed and adapted by Israeli theatre director and internationally renowned theatre scholar Dr. Zvika Serper. Adaptation in collaboration with Prof. Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei, UCLA; with music by Prof. Ofer Ben Amots. Zvika Serper has used various traditional Japanese aesthetics and techniques for this stunning production. Distinguished Professor Daniel Gerould, The Graduate Center, CUNY will welcome Dr. Zvika Serper. Moderator Samuel L. Leiter, Distinguished Professor, Brooklyn College, CUNY will introduce the director and his work as well as conduct a Q & A after screening. The film is two hours in length, in Hebrew with English subtitles by Prof. Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei. It was previously screened at the UCLA Contemporary Israeli Theater Conference (2002), at the Los Angeles Country Museum of Art, as part of the symposium on Noh and Kyogen (traditional Japanese) theatres (2002), and at the Writers’ Guild Theatre, Beverly Hills (2003), and will also be screened in September 2003, at the University of Pittsburgh, as part of the conference on Modern Japanese Theatre.

October 20th, 2003, 6:30 PM

Cosponsored by the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center and the CUNY Ph.D. Program
in Theatre.

Seating is limited. No reservations required.
Screening will take place in Martin E. Segal Theatre.