Festival Kick-Off Party @ Marathon: Mingle with Lantern staff, artists, and fellow theatergoers over happy hour specials and complimentary light fare. At Marathon, 10th & Walnut Streets; approx. 1hr
Curtain Raiser/Lecture: Spinoza's Thinking, created and performed by NEW JERUSALEM assistant director and Lantern teaching artist M. Craig Getting. This entertaining and anecdotal lecture will introduce you to Spinoza's work, his life as a young man in Amsterdam, and his relationship to his Sephardic Jewish community.
In the Lantern Lab; 25min
Performance: New Jerusalem by David Ives
On the Lantern Mainstage; approx. 2hrs
$33 (discounts for students, seniors, groups, and Lantern subscribers)