I'm really excited about being involved in this very special event to mark both the Jewish festival of Purim and International Women's Day, on March 8th, in London. I wrote a story which will be performed by an actor... read on for more!
Subtext: black Market tale traderS Thursday 8th March
Purim as you’ve never experienced it before.
in a theatrical underground bar full of characters and music, Subtext
is a clandestine economy fuelled by our passion for stories.
with a fistful of our currency you’ll spend an evening unearthing
narrative gems from amongst the stalls and cast of this black market
world. Take the opportunity to interact or just sit and listen in the
bar there will be chapters and verses – and even live music – to
Many of the tales you’ll discover are inspired
by the women in the story of Purim and have been specially commissioned
by the JCC from a number of female writers.
This will be an exciting, immersive storytelling experience, with stories by Eleanor Greene, Tania Hershman, Irma Kurtz and Rachel Rose Reid. Live music will come from the Shtetl Superstars, a jumping, ska hip hop satire on Europe’s obsession with immigration written by Lemez Lovas and Yuriy Gurzhy.
Time Doors open at 7.00pm Tales will be told from 7.45pm
Venue Cargo, 83 Rivington Street, London EC2A 3AY
in advance, £15 on the door. This will provide you with enough Purim
bills to have a pleasurable time. More bills will be available for those
with an insatiable hunger for stories.