Click here for PDF Edition

2014-12-05 digital edition

ABOUT US   |   ADVERTISE   |   DEADLINES   |   PR INFO   |   SUBMIT   |   DELIVERY   |   CONTACT US  |  FEEDBACK
TODAY in the Jewish World:

Click on logo for link:



Click on logo for link:

The Jewish Press of Tampa and the Jewish Press of Pinellas County are Independently- owned biweekly Jewish community newspapers published in cooperation with and supported by the Tampa JCC & Federation and the Jewish Federation of Pinellas & Pasco Counties, respectively. Copyright © 2009-2018 The Jewish Press Group of Tampa Bay, Inc., All Rights Reserved.


 

December 5, 2014  RSS feed
Culture

Text: T T T

Stageworks’ ‘Handle With Care’ production runs through Dec. 21


Actors perform a scene from the romantic comedy ‘Handle With Care.’ Actors perform a scene from the romantic comedy ‘Handle With Care.’ Stageworks Theater production of Handle With Care is currently playing at the group’s theater in the Channel District of Tampa and will run through Dec. 21, with a special audience discussion session following the Dec. 14 performance.

The play is a romantic comedy of misunderstandings, miscommunication and mixed-faith families. It was written by Jason Odell Williams for his Israeli wife.

Actor Georgina McKee studied Hebrew for six months to play the role of Ayelet, an Israeli woman dragged on a U.S. road trip by her grandmother, who’s searching for the lost love of her youth. Snowed in on Christmas Eve with a translator who’s trying to remember his bar mitzvah Hebrew, they create a celebration that’s joyful and heartwrenching.

Dr. H. Roy Kaplan, former longtime head of the National Conference of Community and Justice Tampa Bay and professor in USF’s Department of Africana Studies, will lead an audience discussion after the Sunday, Dec. 14 performance.

Among the many awards Kaplan has received, he was named a “National Hero of Education” by the U.S. Department of Education for his multi-cultural work in Florida schools.

Tickets are $30, or $15 for students and seniors. They are available at www.stageworkstheatre.org or (813) 374-2416. The theater is at 1120 E Kennedy Blvd, Tampa.


Post new comment

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
Click ads below for larger version