Page2Stage Express

The magic of story meets the wonder of theatre. In these 30-45 minute performances, important discussions are inspired and audiences of every age are charmed by entertaining characters, timeless life-lessons and an engaging style that turns 2 actors into many. Performances are followed by a talk-back, where audience engagement is enhanced and the experience is brought home.

Jewish Theatre Collaborative (JTC) is a cultural organization that creates literary-based theatre to promote critical thinking and personal reflection, meaningful to audiences of all ages and backgrounds.

Page2Stage Express Touring Shows

Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Well-Being:
The Story of Lillian Wald

Tirelessly championing our society's most vulnerable, nurse Lillian Wald revolutionized the way we approach health and well-being. From the trenches of the New York tenements to the shores of Japan, Wald's journey serves as a powerful model for perseverance and leadership.

Two versions tailored for Grades 4 – 8 and 9+.

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Painting: Hannah Westerman

The Adventures of Hershel of Ostropol

Adapted from the folktales by local Portland author Eric A. Kimmel, the antics of lovable trickster, Hershel of Ostropol are brought to life in this original performance. Hershel champions humor over hardship, entertaining nonsense and universal life lessons.

Grades K-5:

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Adapted by arrangement with the Maria Carvainis Agency, Inc. from the text of THE ADVENTURES OF HERSHEL OF OSTROPOL as retold by Eric A. Kimmel. Copyright © 1995 by Eric A. Kimmel