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Theater J's Production of The Chosen

MAR 8 – MAR 27, 2011

Extras & Insights

In Rehearsal

Chaim Potok on Writing videotext
In a video interview, author Chaim Potok reflects on his writing process and how he developed characters for some of his greatest novels.
A Conversation with Aaron Posner text
Hear more from playwright Aaron Posner about his adaptation of The Chosen from the page to the stage.
At First Rehearsal video
Check out a sneak peek from the rehearsal room.

Spotlight On…

The Birth of Hasidism photostextlink
Learn about the fundamental difference between Hasidic Jews and their Jewish neighbors
The Yiddish Language (or You Want We Should Talk About Yiddish?) textlink
A crash course in the language spoken by more than two-thirds of the world's Jewish population
An "Observer of the Commandments" textlink
Explore the 613 commandments that define Jewish life
A History of Williamsburg, Brooklyn photostextlink
Take a tour of Danny and Rueven's neighborhood

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