Couch Theatre and Podcasts

Couch Theatre readings and rehearsed readings are ultimately like live podcasts or radio plays. So, come along and experience one of them. And don’t forget to bring your most important possession with you…your imagination!

Hanukkah – Meet The Cast

Rebecca Garron Chicago native Rebecca Garron has been acting, directing, doing voice-over work, and translating since she came to Germany in 1992. She founded the English-language Rover Rep Theater at Großneumarkt in 2003 and acted as artistic director until the theatre closed in 2013. She has won several awards for acting and directing, including, mostContinue reading “Hanukkah – Meet The Cast”

Who was Isaac Bashevis Singer?

Our next production, Hanukkah, is an afternoon filled with music, short stories and traditional jam doughnuts. Our 3 short stories, read by Rebecca Garron, were written by the prolific Yiddish writer Isaac Bashevis Singer. But who was he? Here are 10 facts about him: 1. You will probably know him mostly as the author ofContinue reading “Who was Isaac Bashevis Singer?”

What is the history of Hanukkah?

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,Continue reading “What is the history of Hanukkah?”