The Banality of Love

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Date/Time
Date(s) - April 29, 2014
12:00 am - 2:00 am

Location
Morse Auditorium, Boston University

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THE BANALITY OF LOVE

WRITTEN BY: Savyon Liebrecht

 

Israeli Stage is proud to present Savyon Liebrecht’s The Banality of Love in commemoration of Yom Ha’Shoa. Keynote Speaker Rosian Zerner, Holocaust Survivor from Lithuania, will talk about the importance of Holocaust Awareness Education, and the play will be followed by a Q&A with the cast and crew.

 

DIRECTOR: Guy Ben-Aharon

 

OLD MARTIN HEIDEGGER: Tommy Derrah, Elliot Norton Award and IRNE Award Winner
YOUNG MARTIN HEIDEGGER: Gabriel Kuttner
OLD HANNAH ARENDT: Karen MacDonald, Elliot Norton Award and IRNE Award Winner
YOUNG HANNAH ARENDT: Rebecca Opstad
MICHAEL BEN-SHAKED / RAFAEL MENDELSOHN: Jordan Ahnquist

 

SYNOPSIS
The complex relationship between Hannah Arendt and Martin Heidegger, from their first encounter as student and teacher in 1924 to their meeting after the war in 1950. Their story raises ethical questions about how politics and philosophy relate to real life. In the background is the one-sided love affair between German Jews and German culture as an echo of the one-sided love affair between Arendt and Heidegger.

Admission is FREE.  Click here for more information.