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Imagining Heschel Tickets & Information

Cherry Lane Theatre

38 Commerce Street

(Off 7th Avenue, 1 block south of Bleecker)

New York NY 10014 View on map

Imagining Heschel Summary

Imagining Heschel (A Concert Reading) imagines the private conversations between Cardinal Augustin Bea and Rabbi Abraham Heschel during the summer and late fall of 1968. While the Pope seant Bea to Heschel to implore him to accept a formal and public apology from the Catholic Church for their silence during the Holocaust, Heschel turned the meetings around – lobbying the Pope to formally exonerate the Jews for the death of Christ, a crucial repudiation of anti-Semitism. The riveting discussions between these philosophical giants in the midst of the myriad conflicts of the late 1960’s-resolution in the Middle East, while raising important questions about the intellectual justification of retaliation within any faith community.

Imagining Heschel Cast Members:

Richard Dreyfuss, Rinde Eckert

Imagining Heschel Creative Team

Author: Colin Greer
Director: Larry Moss
Producer: The Culture Project
Press Agent: O&M

Imagining Heschel Quick Facts

Running Time:

2 hours and 5 minutes, including one intermission

Price Range

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Audience :

May be inappropriate for 15 and under.
Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

First Preview Date Opening Date
November 4, 2010 November 4, 2010

Box Office Hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 3pm - 7pm
Wednesday & Thursday: 4pm - 8pm
Friday: 4pm - 8pm
Saturday: Noon - 8pm
Sunday: 1pm - 3pm

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Cherry Lane Theatre
38 Commerce Street
New York NY 10014