4 2016

Wendy Wasserstein and the World of Her Women (and some men)

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

This Federation event will be held at Congregation Knesset Israel 16 Colt Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Contact Nancy Maurice Rogers
413-442-4360 x 15

The Jewish Federation Connecting with Community series presents "Wendy Wasserstein and the World of Her Women (and some men)."  Diane G. Steinbrink will discuss the uncommon family life, education, and works of one of the most influential contemporary Jewish American playwrights.

Steinbrink will read monologues from some of the most famous plays, "The Heidi Chronicles," "The Sisters Rosensweig," "American Daughter," and "Third", her last play.  Her first and only novel, "Elements of Style" which was published posthumously, will also be discussed.

Audience discussion is welcome.

This free program is part of the Federation’s Connecting With Community Series and will be followed by a kosher hot lunch. Lunch is a $2 suggested donation for adults over 60 years of age or $7 for all others. Advance reservations are required for lunch and can be made by calling (413) 442-2200 before 9 a.m. on the day of the program.