Tonight on Soundstage: National Puppet Radio by Sheila Cowley – a ludicrously silly piece produced at WMNF in the early part of this century.
Tonight on Soundstage: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, performed by Lean and Hungry Theater.
This Sunday on Soundstage: A River in the Desert by Mark Leib: In 1941, an SS officer following the German army into Poland encounters the Jewish philosophy professor whom he studied with and idolized a decade earlier. In a tense confrontation, the younger and the elder man consider the lives that they’ve chosen and the forces that motivate them. Can a Nazi and a Jew find any common ground whatsoever? And will the SS man be able to do a favor for his old teacher – or is it too late for anyone’s generosity?
Recorded live in January 2012 as part of the Studio@620 WMNF Radio Theater Project.
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We have a special Passover show this week – The Witches of Lublin.
They say a family of witches appeared in the city of Lublin in Poland, in the early spring of the Christian year 1797. For the Jews of Lublin, it was 5557…