Stay tuned to our website here, and to the blog, for updates on our rapidly forming panel discussions to run in tandem with THE ACCIDENT. I love this part of the job, I really do, as it allows me to step outside of theater-brain (a place in which I probably spend too much time for my own good) and into the world and all of its going-ons raging around us.
Watching a run-through of the play earlier this week was exciting. It’s such a fascinating look at so many things–this one is a tricky one to define folks, but in a very, very good way–families, relationships, career, the military, the IDF, Israel’s past, Israel’s future–all tied up in a sexy, exciting, fast-paced bow. I can’t wait to see it as all of the technical elements come together.
And so our discussions too, run the gamut. And below, the line-up. Join us for one, or for all of them, and keep an eye out as we solidify our lists of panel guests!
THE ACCIDENT Audience Enrichment
Theater J offers a variety of programs to engage our audience beyond the stage. Below is the current schedule of Artistic Director Roundtables, Peace Cafes and Cast Talk Backs.
THESE ARE FREE DISCUSSIONS AND OPEN TO ALL
Wednesday, February 4 at 9:45pm
Talkback with PLAYWRIGHT HILEL MITELPUNKT & SPECIAL GUEST
Thursday, February 5 at 9:45pm
THE ISRAELI MORAL COMPASS
with Amjad Atallah, Director of the Middle East Task Force at the New America Foundation; Daniel Seidemann, founder and legal advisor for Ir Amim, a non-profit association dedicated to an equitable, stable and sustainable Jerusalem
Saturday, February 7 at 10:15pm
DESIGNING WOMEN, DESIGNING ISRAELwith THE ACCIDENT designers Hannah Hakohen (composer), Gili Kochavi (costumes), Martha Mountain (lights), and Michelle Elwyn (props)
Sunday, February 8 at 5:15pm
TURNING A BLIND EYE: THE CAMERA LOOKS AT ISRAEL
Thursday, February 12 at 9:45pm
Sunday, February 15 at 5:15pm
THE ISRAELI CHARACTER: A POST-ELECTION ASSESSMENT
Thursday, February 19 at 9:45pm
Sunday, February 22 at 5:15pm
THE MODERN ISRAELI FAMILY: GENERATIONAL DIVIDES
Sunday, March 1 at 5:15pm
INVISIBLE IN ISRAEL: THE STATE OF FOREIGN WORKERS & ETHNIC MINORITIES
Thursday, March 5 at 9:45pm
Peace Café with Cast
Sunday March 8 at 5:15pm
SHIRI’S GENERATION – IDEALISM AND THE FUTURE OF ISRAEL