A Summary of the Stories: Story Three

Grandmother’s Tale

An Evening of Short Stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer*

Our free livestream event on Saturday, 20th February 2021 at 7.30 p.m.

*All the stories are child-friendly

“I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens.”

Isaac Bashevis Singer

‘”It’s great fun to play dreidel. But children must go to sleep.” That is what Grandmother Leah had said. They begged her to tell them a story first.’

And so begins our third story of the evening. A story told by Grandmother Leah about a father and his eight children playing a game of Dreidel one evening. Suddenly, there is at knock at the door. A uninvited guest! He has lost his way in the blizzard and asks whether he could stay until morning?

But who is this strange figure? What does he want? And why are the animals in the stable stirring?

Tune in on Saturday, 20th February 2021 at 7.30 p.m to find out what happens by clicking on the following link:

The playlist with a selection of music from our evening can also be found here:

The stories are © The Isaac Bashevis Singer Literary Trust

Reading by permission of Liepman AG, Zurich

Published by Couch Theatre

A professional English and German-language theatre company in Hamburg, Germany specializing in readings and staged readings / Ein professionelles englisch- und deutschsprachiges Theater in Hamburg, das sich auf Lesungen und szenische Lesungen spezialisiert

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