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An Exclusive Reading of “The Match,” A New Musical By Toby Singer 🙋

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An Exclusive Reading of “The Match,” A New Musical By Toby Singer 🙋

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When:
Thursday, Mar 2, 2023
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Where:
Stephen Wise Free Synagogue
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(DOORS OPEN AT 6:30 P.M.; READING BEGINS AT 7:00 P.M.)

Even as Hannah Senesh was preparing to parachute into occupied Europe, fellow Hungarian Jew Rudolf Kastner was negotiating with Adolf Eichmann to try to save Jews. Senesh was caught and executed by firing squad, cementing her status as a Jewish folk hero; Kastner survived and settled in Israel, where he was accused of collaborating with the Nazis.

The Stephen Wise Free Synagogue community is invited to an exclusive reading of “The Match,” a new musical that examines what it means to be a hero, the brutal calculus of impossible choices, and how far we’d be willing to go to save a life.

MUSIC, LYRICS AND BOOK BY TOBY SINGER

Toby Singer is a composer, musician, and theatre artist based in New York City. Toby’s original theatrical work has been produced Off-Broadway, regionally, and academically, and his projects have been featured in The New York Times, New Yorker, and Time Out. Toby is a proud graduate of the University of Michigan School of Music and Brooklyn College’s Arts Management MFA. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, son and dog.

DIRECTED BY AARON FEINSTEIN

Aaron Feinstein is a film/theater director and arts educator based in New York. Aaron is the creator of the AIMS inclusive improvisational musical comedy workshop program and the Actionplay Chorus, and he co-directed The Miracle Project with ElainFEe Hall. He has presented nationally at the United Nations, NYC Department of Education, NYU Forum on Educational Theater, Wonderplay, Arts in Education Roundtable, The Voice Foundation, Museum Access Consortium, and ICDL, among many others, and he is the published author of several books, articles and journals focused on changing the stigmas surrounding disability.

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