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An Evening with Maurice Podbrey... in Yiddish!
Date:Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Time: 8:00 PM -
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Organization: Segal Centre for Performing Arts
Open to public
Location: Segal Centre for Performing Arts
Address: 5170 ch. de la Cote-Ste-Catherine, Montreal, QC, CA, H3W-1M7
Contact: Segal Centre Box Office
communications@segalcentre.org
Phone: 514.739.7944
Description:

Before you attend Waiting for the Barbarians, come take part in an intimate evening with this Montreal theatre legend in the Studio. The veteran actor will read the Yiddish classic Bontshe Shvayg (Bontshe the Silent) by Yiddish poet I.L. Peretz, also leading a post-reading discussion. Many may be surprised to learn that Mr. Podbrey speaks and reads Yiddish. Bontshe Shvayg is one of his favourite stories. The evening will begin with a lecture on Peretz with Anna Fishman Gonshor of McGill University’s Jewish Studies Department.

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