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    Dancing with Giants starring Tovah Feldshuh

    Congregation Rodeph Shalom

    Where:
    615 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123
    When:
    • Wednesday November 14th 2018, 7:00pm to 8:45pm

    Dancing with Giants is a play-reading set against the background of the rise of Hitler and Nazi Germany in the dangerous world of the 1930’s, Dancing With Giants explores and celebrates the survival of an incongruous and remarkable relationship of three very different men—Max Schmeling, the German boxing champion who was Hitler’s favorite boxer, Joe Louis, the American boxing champion, and Joe “Yussel the Muscle” Jacobs, an optimistic, wise-cracking, Jewish, New York boxing manager/promoter who represented Schmeling and is played by Tovah Feldshuh.

     

    All three were enemies of the powerful Nazi Minister of Propaganda, Joseph Goebbels, who fiercely opposed and sought to destroy their friendship.


    Dancing With Giants, written and directed by David Feldshuh, is a fictionalized account of a story inspired by true events.


    Doors open at 6:15pm. Performance begins promptly at 7pm and will run for 100 minutes without intermission.

    TICKETS
    $25 - $250
    CONTACT
    Shelley Saunders
    267-930-7289

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