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Two Sisters starring Jean Kittson

Upcoming Sessions

1. Wednesday, 19 May, 2021 8 Sivan 5781

7:30 PM - 9:00 PMEmanuel Synagogue

2. Thursday, 20 May, 2021 9 Sivan 5781

7:30 PM - 9:00 PMEmanuel Synagogue

3. Saturday, 22 May, 2021 11 Sivan 5781

7:30 PM - 9:00 PMEmanuel Synagogue

4. Sunday, 23 May, 2021 12 Sivan 5781

2:00 PM - 4:00 PMEmanuel Synagogue

Rika and Edith, two close and caring sisters, are about to discover a shocking truth about their past. Can they adapt or will they now, after seventy years, become strangers? Set on a kibbutz in Israel in 1991, TWO SISTERS reveals the politics, rivalry, sweetness and sadness of the sisters’ lives; two journeys that are inextricably entwined. It explores relationships between siblings and those enmeshed in emotional ties with wildly differing perceptions of past events. It looks at the realities of growing old; maintaining or relinquishing independence and the need for others; at selfishness, guilt and regret.

The four performances of the dramatised reading will take place in the Millie Phillips Building, Emanuel Synagogue.

Jean Kittson is one of Australia’s leading comediennes and entertainers. Her acting credits include “Mum’s the Word”, “Calendar Girls” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. She is a regular guest on the ABC radio show “Thank God It’s Friday” and an author of books including “You’re Still Hot to Me: The Joys of Menopause”.

Producer Adam Liberman counts among his credits Freud’s Last Session with Henri Szeps (Theatre Royal), Blonde Poison with Belinda Giblin (Sydney Opera House), The Time Machine with Mark Lee (NIDA Playhouse), and Lip Service with Amanda Muggleton (MTC’s Lawler Theatre).
 
Director Nicholas Papademetriou is an actor and director who has worked for major theatre companies including STC, MTC, Belvoir, Ensemble and Sport for Jove.
 

 

 

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