The Quarrel

by David Brandes and Joseph Telushkin

April 24 – May 23, 2010

Synopsis

Based on the Yiddish story “My Quarrel with Hersh Rasseyner” by Chaim Grade, this play tells the story of two friends, an Orthodox rabbi and a Jewish poet who has lost his faith – both Holocaust survivors from Bialystok. When they meet unexpectedly years later, it sparks a fierce battle of wits and a raw test of friendship faith and tolerance.

Who’s Who

The Cast

Hersh Rasseyner: AVI HOFFMAN
Chaim Kovler: CHAZ MENA
Joshua: MARK DELLA VENTURA

The Artists

Playwright: David Brandes and Joseph Telushkin
Director: Joseph Adler
Set Design: Lyle Baskin
Lighting Design: Jeff Quinn
Sound Design: Matt Corey
Costumes: Ellis Tillman
Props: Beth Fath
Technical Director: Carlos Rodriguez
Stage Manager: Kristin Pieski


The Quarrel

Photos: George Schiavone