The Chosen: Drama Based on Chaim Potok's Novel from Theater J
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The last date listed for The Chosen was Sunday March 27, 2011 / 7:30pm.
Currently at Arena Stage - Fichandler
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What, at first, appears to be a charming drawing room comedy, quickly turns to mystery and… More
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Featured review from familyofourRed Velvet
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A wonderful story expertly told by five fine actors. The intimate setting of the Fichandler Theatre at Arena Stage was perfect for this play. We sat in the first row, almost on the stage, and could appreciate subtleties of the actors' performances. I plan to see it again with a group of my 6th grade students.
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The book by Chaim Potok was excellent and had universal appeal. The adaptation as a play was earnst but added nothing to the book and wasn't as good. And sitting in the last row with our Goldstar tickets, a friend and I struggled to hear some of...continued
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“Stunning! A great universal work!” —_Around Town _
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Adapted and directed by Aaron Posner
Based upon the novel by Chaim Potok
Designed by Jim Kronzer, Nancy Schertler, James Sugg and Kate Turner Walker
Featuring Rick Foucheux, Edward Gero and Aaron Davidman with Derek Thompson and Joshua Morgan
The much beloved story of two boys, two fathers, and two very different Jewish communities in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Aaron Posner’s award-winning adaptation introduces us to two passionate, intelligent boys on opposite sides of a baseball game. When the game takes a turn, and Reuven is injured by Danny, a unique friendship is born. Theater J is thrilled to offer this 10th anniversary staging of its hit production as Arena Stage’s first local guest company in residence.