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AJT is now an Alliance!

AJT is now the Alliance for Jewish Theatre! What's in a name? Plenty...

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AJT 2017 Conference

Join us Oct 22-25 in Boston, for our conference... This year, themed around Collaboration.

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AJT Special Achievements

AJT recognized several members at our 2016 conference in St. Louis.

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David Rush

Playwright

1622 Tina Drive
Murphysboro, IL 62966
618 319 2037
http://davidrushwriter.com
Mission Statement: To write plays that reflect my heritage and express my vision of life.

DavidRushDAVID RUSH has had productions of plays in major venues and has won many awards. Relevant here is work done at the Jewish Ensemble Theater (Chicago), the Jewish Rep (NYC) and recently The Jewish Plays Project (NYC). Many of his plays are infused with his Judaic sensibility, but those dealing with specific Jewish themes, characters or situation are described here.

MILLER AND THE JABBERWOCK A senior professor of political philosophy is accused of anti-semitism in his classroom by a Holocaust descendant. Today he faces a committee which will decide his future. Stage Left Theater, Chicago.

ESTELLE SINGERMAN Estelle is an elderly widow looking for immortality on one magical night in Chicago as she and Warren race through a surreal Chagall-like nightscape trying to avoid a killer unicorn. First Prize winner: 2013 Jewish Play Project contest. Best Play: Dayton Future Fest.

FEATHERS IN THE WIND (book & lyrics) A musical tapestry that uses the folk tales of the wise fools of Chelm to fashion a tale of faith, as Rabbi Itzik searches the world over for his villagers. Produced in Chicago (A Jeff Recommended show) and published by HaveScripts.com.

PRAIRIE LIGHTS (Lyrics) A musical based on the Orphan Trains. Two Jewish orphans are taken in by the only Jews in Wellsprings, Nebraska. As the town deals with prejudice and fear, the youngsters bring renewed faith and love during the holiday season. Produced at Stage Left (Chicago), many synagogues and theaters, and published by Dramatic Publishing Co.

LENNY A solo play about Leonard Bernstein.

ELEPHANTS A retired druggist and a street lady conspire on a drug deal. Produced by Jewish Repertory Theater (NYC).

Conference

AJT’s 2017 Annual Conference COLLABORATION October 22-25, 2017 Boston, Massachusetts AJT’s annual conference, in partnership with Jewish Arts Collaborative Boston, presents its annual conference – its first under the name […]

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Membership

Join or renew your AJT membership now for 2017! Add 2018 now, at a discount! Not sure if it’s time to renew? Check with Eli Taylor, AJT Coordinator (eli@alljewishtheatre.org) To […]

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Individuals

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Check out our member theatres – a wide array of performing arts organizations around the world, with a focus or interest in Jewish theatre. Members: Want to update your page? […]

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