"Last Tree in Jerusalem" / "A Page of Talmud"

(Dec. 4-15) — Riven by internal strife, ecological disaster and interference from foreign powers, can society survive? Set nearly two millennia ago but still resonant today, acclaimed Israeli playwright Dani Horowitz’s interrelated plays "Last Tree in Jerusalem" (world premiere translation) and "A Page of Talmud" tell the seminal Talmudic stories “Kamtza and Bar Kamtza” and “The Oven of Achnai.” These timely Jewish stories examine the cost of humiliation and explore what it means to be a member of a community, to be a leader, to have moral courage, and to resist.

Two Plays By: Dani Horowitz
Translated from the Hebrew by:
Yoni Oppenheim ("Last Tree in Jerusalem")
Michael Posnick ("A Page of Talmud")

Michal Azulay-Greenberg
Michal Birnbaum
Yoni Bronstein*
Shara Feit

Jay Ben Markson*

Directed by: Yoni Oppenheim

Monday-Thursday at 7:30pm
Saturday at 8pm
Sunday at 3pm

*These actors appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association
Equity Approved Showcase

24/6: A Jewish Theater Company is a home for Sabbath observant artists. Its production of "Last Tree in Jerusalem" / "A Page of Talmud" is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. LMCC.net

TLAB SHARES invites guest artists to produce their work in our space at affordable rates. TheaterLab reviews and selects all TLAB SHARES artists based on the company’s compatibility with TheaterLab’s mission and aesthetic, a proven history of artistically and aesthetically ambitious productions, and a vision for utilizing our white box theater in a way that supports and elevates their work. Applications for TLAB Shares are accepted on a rolling basis and should be emailed to info@theaterlabnyc.com.


Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 8:00pm


357 W. 36th St., 3rd Floor
New York ​, NY 10018




Yoni Oppenheim


$25 in advance: $30 at the door

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