Teaching the Holocaust Through Theater
Recurs on four dates:
Friday, November 30, Whitehall Library (100 Borough Park Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15236)
Friday, January 11, Location TBA
Friday, February 1, Monroeville Library (4000 Gateway Campus Blvd, Monroeville, PA 15146)
Friday, February 22, Allegheny Intermediate Unit (475 E Waterfront Dr, Homestead, PA 15120)
In partnership with Prime Stage Theater, the Holocaust Center will hold this teacher training at four times during the year in different locations across the county. The program will culminate in a student matinee of the acclaimed play The Soap Myth, starring Ed Asner, taking place in May 2019. Act 48 credit is available. $40 with Act 48 credit; $25 without. Sponsored by Philip Chosky Charitable Educational Foundation. Learn more and register now!
Generations Speaker Series: Lynne Ravas
Monday, January 7, 7:00 pm, JCC South Hills (345 Kane Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15243)
Our popular Generations series comes to the South Hills! Lynne Ravas shares one child’s experience in a Jewish orphanage in Germany during Kristallnacht. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Sylvia & Martin Snow Family Fund. Learn more and register!
Korkoro Screening and Discussion
Sunday, January 27, 2:00 pm, Regent Square Theater (1035 S Braddock Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15218)
The Holocaust Center will mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day with a screening of the French film Korkoro. The award-winning drama is a rare tribute to Romani victims of the Holocaust, and the event will include a discussion with an expert on the Roma experience. Tickets are $10, free for Holocaust survivors and students with valid ID. Learn more and register now!
An Evening with Georgia Hunter
Tuesday, February 5, 7:00 pm, Carnegie Library Lecture Hall (4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213)
New York Times bestselling author Georgia Hunter comes to Pittsburgh! She will discuss the decade-long journey of discovering her family’s story of Holocaust survival to write her award-winning debut novel, We Were the Lucky Ones. The talk will be followed by a book signing. Tickets are $18, free for Holocaust survivors and students with valid ID. Sponsored by Jewish Women’s Foundation. Learn more and register now!