The Golem, Methuselah, And Shylock
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Plays by Edward Einhorn
Edward Einhorn blends absurdist humor with philosophy in these critically acclaimed plays about legendary Jewish figures.
Golem Stories retells an old Kabalistic legend.
It's a ghost story and a love story, about a childlike clay man who may be a demon inside.
In The Living Methuselah, the oldest living man survives every disaster is human history, with the help of his wife Serach, the oldest living woman.
But when a doctor tells him he will only live until the end of the play, will this be his final curtain?
To find the title character of A Shylock, Jacob Levy interrogates every character in The Merchant of Venice, but oddly Hamlet may know the most-although this Hamlet is a woman.
And in One-Eyed Moses and the Churning Red Sea, Rabbi Tzipporah Finestein dreams Moses is a pirate captain, but what do the dreams mean?
Two congregants hold the key.