with the Stettenheim Library
Oct 17 | Nov 19 | Dec 5
FREE Temple Members
Broaden your Streicker Center experience with a deeper look into the stories and people that enliven our stages. Three lunchtime events connected to Streicker Center Events.
For Temple Emanu-El Members only. Lunch will be served.
Wednesday, October 17
Arthur Miller: The Man, the Writer, the Political Activist
Suggested reading: The Crucible or Death of a Salesman
On Miller’s birthday, join us for a conversation about his life and work with Dr. Stephen Marino, founding editor of The Arthur Miller Journal and author of numerous books on Miller, including Arthur Miller’s Century.
Monday, November 19
How Broadway Became a Jewish Enclave
Suggested reading: Stewart F. Lane, Jews on Broadway
Enjoy a discussion of the evolution of Jewish dominance of the Great White Way led by John Kenrick, adjunct faculty member at NYU and former personal assistant to six Tony winners.
Wednesday, December 5
BARBRA STREISAND: The Star Was Born
Suggested reading: Barbra Streisand: Redefining Beauty, Femininity and Power by Neal Gabler
Spend an afternoon talking about the legendary singer/songwriter/actress/director’s rise to fame and her defiance of convention with Neal Gabler, historian of Hollywood. With a special musical guest singing…Barbra’s best.