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!
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 ahead of time and $20 at the door; free for Holocaust survivors and students with valid ID. Sponsored by Jewish Women’s Foundation. Learn more and register now!
Generations Speaker Series: Susan Hawkins
Wednesday, March 27, 7:00 pm, Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh (826 Hazelwood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15217)
Join us for our next installment of our popular Generations Speakers Series. Susan Hawkins, the daughter of survivors from Hungary and the Ukraine, will tell her parents’ story of loss and survival through concentration camps, hiding and emigration. She will also discuss her own recent journey of traveling back to Hungary and the Ukraine years later, and retracing some of the places where her family lived. Learn more and register now!
Judy Robinson Poetry Reading and Exhibit Opening
Tuesday, April 9, 7:00 pm, Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh (826 Hazelwood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15217)
In this exhibit, poetry and painting weave together to explore the shared history of anti-Semitism and loss that Jews share, especially in the context of the Holocaust. Judy will read her poems alongside her paintings that will be on display at the Center through April. Learn more and register now!