Thu, Apr 27|
B'nai Israel Council Bluffs
"The Tenth Man" - A Play By Paddy Chayefsky Presented at B'nai Israel by BRIGIT SAINT BRIGIT THEATRE COMPANY
In "The Tenth Man", Chayefsky achieves the remarkable task of pondering the nature of faith within a diverse community of beliefs without levying judgment.
Time & Location
Apr 27, 2023, 7:00 PM – May 07, 2023, 7:00 PM
B'nai Israel Council Bluffs, 618 Mynster St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503, USA
About the event
In The Tenth Man, Chayefsky achieves the remarkable task of pondering the nature of faith within a diverse community of beliefs without levying judgment. He cloaks deeper themes in comedic naturalism, entertaining the audience, provoking thought, and illuminating the beauty inherent in Judaism and Jewish culture.
The play highlights poetic elements of mysticism that many Jews might find unfamiliar and offers non-Jewish patrons a delightful view into the vibrancy alive within the "big tent" of synagogue life, gently imploring them to recognize the universality of humor inherent in contradictions.
The play will be performed in the sanctuary at B’nai Israel Synagogue in Council Bluffs, IA. The setting is not a constructed “set,” but another character, itself. Audiences will be seated in the worship benches, and the actors will inhabit the space around them. The viewing experience will immerse (not encroach upon) viewers in a living, breathing reality, more deeply connecting them to the emotions, thoughts, and humor of the play.