The Ministry of Special CasesBy Pulitzer-Prize nominated author Nathan Englander
March 14-April 11, 2015
Sacha Reich and Jamie M. Rea
Bobby Bermea, Jason Glick, Brian Demar Jones, Michael C Jordan, Mark Loring, Crystal Muñoz, Jamie M Rea, Wendy Wilcox and Jim Vadala
Henk Pander, Chris Beatty, Gideon Freudmann, Elizabeth Huffman, Kate Mura and Carl Faber
Jewish Theatre Collaborative artists for 'The Ministry of Special Cases' P2S Season featured some of Portland's greatest talent: Jason Glick, Sara Fay Goldman, Brian Demar Jones, Mark Loring, Crystal Munoz, Jamie M. Rea, Sacha Reich, Jim Vadala, Wendy Wilcox, Bobby Bermea and Michael Jordan. Core company members participate in all facets of the creative process – adaptation, direction and performance.
Description: Buenos Aires, Argentina 1976.
Kaddish, who defaces graves for a living, and his insurance clerk wife, Lillian, strive against the forces of inflation and political insecurity to provide a normal life for their obstinate teenage son. When the 'Dirty War' infiltrates their home, Kaddish and Lillian are forced into a search that will challenge their faith, their sanity, and their very union.
About the Novel and Author
For Further Investigation
Book Discussion Guide (PDF)
November 2-4, 2014
Echoes Cabaret (PDF)
January 25-27, 2015
World Premiere Production
March 14 – April 11, 2015