by Jesse Eisenberg
a staged reading directed by Jacqi Loewy
featuring Dorothy Silver, Andrew Rothman, George Roth* and Jacqi Loewy*
(*Member, Actors’ Equity Association)
SUNDAY, JULY 12, at 2 p.m.
MONDAY, JULY 13, at 7 p.m.
Dobama Theatre, 2340 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights
In this acclaimed off-Broadway play, a blocked young novelist travels to his cousin’s home in Poland, hoping to be left alone with this thoughts. He finds instead a 75-year-old survivor with an urgent need to connect with family she barely knows. As their stories unfold, the nature of “family” – and “connection” – becomes less and less clear.
Jesse Eisenberg is an Academy Award-nominated actor, playwright and humorist for The New Yorker. His first play, Ascuncion, was nominated for a Drama League Award. His third play, The Spoils, recently opened off-Broadway. Among his film acting credits: The Social Network, Now You See Me, Adventureland, and Zombieland. Up next, he plays Superman’s nemesis in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice.
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