For Audiences

September, 12-28, 2019

TARGET MARGIN THEATER in association with META-PHYS ED Present THE TALMUD


projection of kung fu movie on silk hangings while dancer moves below. red lighting on stage. Robert Malbrough

Based on The Talmud and Kung-Fu films, Meta-Phys Ed.'s THE TALMUD is a genre-bending performance that draws from a century of Chinese martial arts cinema, and, a single chapter of The Talmud-a 5th century text of Rabbinic Judaism. Featuring innovative production design, live Kung-Fu movie cinematography and choreographed Talmudic debate, THE TALMUD is a confounding exploration of sacred wisdom and how ancient traditions survive the dangerous journey across generations.

Directed by Jesse Freedman, THE TALMUD will play a three- week limited engagement at THE DOXSEE @ Target Margin Theater (232 52nd Street, Sunset Park, Brooklyn). Performances begin Thursday, September 12 and continue through Saturday, September 28. Opening Night is Saturday, September 14 (8 p.m.). Press performances are Thursday, September 12; Friday, September 13, and Saturday, September 14 (and any subsequent performance). $20-$25 tickets will be available at http://www.targetmargin.org/talmud/

The production stars Lucie Allouche, Abrielle Kuo, Eli M. Schoenfeld, Jae Woo and Lu Liu on Pipa.

The production features compositions by Avi Amon, pipa compositions by Lu Liu & Avi Amon, scenic design by Kyu Shin, projection design by Lacey Erb, costume design by Karen Boyer, and lighting design by Yi-Chung Chen. Eamon Goodman is the sound designer, Gil Sperling designed the original video concepts and Joanne Au is the stage manager.

Tickets are $20-25 (on a sliding scale) and are now available online at http://www.targetmargin.org/talmud/ or by calling 866-811-4111. Tickets may also be purchased in- person at the theater 1⁄2 hour prior to performances.

Running Time: 75 minutes
Website: https://www.meta-physed.com/the-talmund or http://www.targetmargin.org/talmud/

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