Oy! -- Comedic Sketches on Being Jewish, Being Human
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Legend has it that Sidney Poitier was so moved by the story of The Lilies of the Field that he waived his usual salary -- not knowing he would later win worldwide fame (and an Oscar) for his portrayal of the hard-headed Homer Smith. From the moment it was published as a novel by William E. Barret, The Lilies of the Field has had a special effect on people. Experience it yourself when Open Window Theatre presents this heart-warming stage adaptation. Headed west in search of a new beginning in the mid-1950s, black Southern Baptist itinerant worker Homer Smith encounters a group of Catholic nuns scratching out an existence in the remote Southwest. Mother Maria Marthe, convinced that Homer was sent to them by God to build them a chapel, persuades him to stay (without pay) and take on this seemingly impossible task. The faith of all are tested, proving that friendships and miracles alike come in all forms. Learn More
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“Highly entertaining — from some of these sketches you could kvell!” —The New York Times
Written by Rich Orloff
Originally produced by Melting Pot Theatre Company in New York, OY! has received critical acclaim for productions with Public Theatre of South Florida, Chicago Jewish Theatre, Jewish Ensemble Theatre (Detroit), Theatre Ariel (Philadelphia), Sarasota Jewish Theater, Center Theater (Washington, D.C.), and Jewish Theatre of Bulgaria.
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The Sabes JCC is dedicated to the production of innovative, provocative and entertaining professional theatre, music, dance and collaborative arts that explore, celebrate and illuminate Jewish identity, history and culture.