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Tristan Tzara Was My Best Friend In Junior High

Savannah Reich

Details

Categories: Theater, Immersive/Interactive Experience

Dates: September 13, 2023 - September 17, 2023

Run Time: 60 mins

Venue: Deep End Studios

Overview

A new Passover Seder as designed by the Dadaist poet Tristan Tzara. Instead of telling the Passover story, this ritual commemorates the time that all the other Dadaists decided to stop doing Dada and go and invent Surrealism, and Tristan Tzara was not invited. The audience is invited to sit around the dinner table, drink four glasses of wine, and be a part of this immersive meditation on community, friendship and loss.

From the creator of “Oedipus in Seattle”, winner of an overall Fringie award in Theater in the 2022 Philly Fringe. 

 

About the Artist

Savannah Reich is a playwright and screenwriter based in West Philadelphia. Her plays have been produced at theaters and universities across the country, commissioned or developed by Walking Shadow Theater Company, The Flea, the University of Minnesota, SuperGroup, the Playwrights Center, and Seven Devils New Play Foundry, and supported by residencies at Tofte Lake Art Center and MassMoCA. Her feature-length screenplay “Beebe and Barton” was the winner of the national Sloan Student Grand Jury Prize in 2015, and her short film “Men Among Men” was the winner of the Bill Murray Comedy Award at the Twin Cities Film Festival (judged by Bill Murray himself!). She was a 2020/21 McKnight Fellow at the Playwrights Center, and her play “Oedipus in Seattle” was the winner of an overall Fringie award in the category of Theater at the 2022 Phily Fringe. She holds an MFA from Carnegie Mellon University, and currently teaches playwriting and screenwriting at the University of the Arts. 

Credits

  • Savannah ReichPlaywright
  • Mr StinePerformer
  • Jon ColePerformer
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