WE KEEP COMING BACK | March 6 – 11
Featuring We Keep Coming Back, co-created by Michael Ruebnfeld and Sarah Garton Stanley
“Your destination is on an unpaved road.”
A mother and son, both descendants of Polish Holocaust survivors, decide to return to Poland in hopes of finding their lost identity and reconnecting with each other. The quest, however, takes an unexpected turn when they discover a vibrant contemporary world of Jewish life in Poland. We Keep Coming Back is performed by Winnipeg’s Mary Berchard and Michael Rubenfeld, who are real-life mother and son, alongside Katka Reszke, author of ‘Return of the Jew’. It is presented in a media rich environment, incorporating video footage, archival material, and music.
“Authentic… moving and dramatic.” – Mooney on Theatre
March 6 – 8 at 7:30 PM, March 10 at 8 PM, March 11 at 2 PM
*ASL interpreted performance and post-show talkback on March 8
NU WORKS | March 13 & 15
Free public readings of new Canadian plays that explore Jewish themes and stories.
March 13 at 7:30 PM | The Golem’s Mighty Swing by Marcus Jamin
A play based on the graphic novel about a Jewish baseball team in the 1920’s.
March 15 at 7:30 PM
A new work about transgender Jewish identity by local playwright Daniel Thau-Eleff.
All performances and readings take place at the Berney Theatre in the Asper Jewish Community Campus located at 123 Doncaster St.