UPDATE: We are thrilled to announce that the second evening (8th February 2020) is now also sold out (we added a second evening after 7th February 2020 show sold out). Ticketing for this event is now closed. We do, however, have a waiting list in case we have returned tickets. If you would like to be put on this list, then please contact us at Couchtheatre@web.de. We cannot, however, in any way, shape or form, guarantee tickets if your name is on this waiting list. You will only be guaranteed a ticket if you get a confirmation email from us stating that you have a ticket.
Hanukkah is an 8-day long celebration of the rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem in 165 BC following the victory of Jewish fighters over a huge Syrian army. The Temple, which had been taken over by Antiochus, ruler of the Syrians, had been violated and damaged. While the Jews were purifying and repairing the Temple, a miracle occurred. A tiny bit of oil for the holy lamp — barely enough for one day — lasted eight days. Source: archive.org.
Couch Theatre will be celebrating the first day of Hanukkah (22nd December 2019) at Tisch & Stuhl, Gaußstraße 60, in Hamburg Altona at 2.30 p.m. Traditionally, the menorah is lit at sundown at around 4 p.m.
Rebecca Garron will read some wonderful short stories from Isaac Bashevis Singer (including Zlateh The Goat) and will be accompanied on the piano by Paul Baeyertz. Director: Joana O’Neil.
This production is also very child-friendly, so bring your children along. They get the reduced price of €12 (plus booking fee). We will also be offering traditional jam doughnuts.
You can get tickets for this event via http://www.eventim.de
For more information, please contact us at : Couchtheatre@web.de
Copyright The Isaac Bashevis Singer Trust reading by permission of Liepman AG, Zurich.