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Experience two great plays followed by a talkback with Marilyn Herbert

Offering 20% off select performances of Freud’s Last Session and The Jazz Singer

This spring, Toronto’s Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company (HGJTC) is bringing you two great shows — one a touching play about two fascinating historical figures, and the other a classic musical based on the 1925 Broadway play. We are offering 20% off tickets, only for the days that Bookclub-in-a-Box founder Marilyn Herbert will be hosting post-show talkbacks with the audience.

Freud’s Last Session 

About the show: Legendary psychoanalyst Dr. Sigmund Freud and the young, rising scholar C.S. Lewis meet head-to-head in a fictitious battle of the mind. The play is set in Freud’s home on the brink of England entering the war in 1939. This deeply touching play is filled with humour and wit and explores the minds, hearts, and souls of two brilliant men addressing love, sex, and the greatest questions of all time: the existence of God, and the meaning of life.

Talkback day: Sunday, April 23, show at 2 p.m.
Location: Toronto Centre of the Arts’ Greenwin Theatre (5040 Yonge St.)
Talkback topic: Sigmund Freud & C.S. Lewis — A Chemistry of Religious Thinking

The Jazz Singer

About the show: The classic show business story of a son’s struggle between his passion for a Broadway career, and his father’s plans to have him follow in his footsteps as a cantor. This dynamic production features musical numbers by legendary composers and such classic songs as “Let Me Sing and I’m Happy,” “Mammy,” “Sonny Boy,” and “You Made Me Love You.” Based on Samson Raphaelson’s 1925 Broadway play and adapted specifically for our audience, this classic story is brought to life in a toe-tapping experience you will never forget.

Talkback day: Thursday, June 8, show at 8 p.m.
Location: Toronto Centre of the Arts’ Greenwin Theatre (5040 Yonge St.)
Talkback topic:  The Influence of Jewish Music on American Jazz

> Freud’s Last Session:
Click here for PREMIUM tickets (first 10 rows).
Click here for TIER 2 tickets (back 4 rows).

> The Jazz Singer:

 here for PREMIUM tickets (first 10 rows).
Click here for TIER 2 tickets (back 6 rows).

Harold Green subscribers can also get 15% off additional tickets for all non-talkback show dates by calling the theatre at 416-932-9995 ex. 224. Take your friends and family!
For all show dates, regular-priced tickets can be purchased at hgjewishtheatre.com, or by calling Ticketmaster at 1-855-985-2787.

Exclusive offer: Save 20% off tickets to see New Jerusalem in Toronto!

Buy your tickets through Bookclub-in-a-Box and save 20% off the box office price!

In partnership with the Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company, Bookclub-in-a-Box is offering tickets to the March 30 (7 p.m.) and April 2 (8 p.m.) performances of the Canadian premiere of an off-Broadway hit, David Ives’ New Jerusalem. The tense courtroom drama, directed by Mitchell Cushman, reenacts the life of Baruch de Spinoza, a 17th-century Jewish-Dutch philosopher. Regular ticket prices are $57.63, but you only pay $48 (tax included) when you buy through Bookclub-in-a-Box!

Click here to buy tickets now.


Contest: Win two tickets to see The Charge of the Expormidable Moose

A goat and a moose are working together this May, as Toronto theatre company One Little Goat presents the English-language world premiere of the play The Charge of the Expormidable Moose, by Quebec poet-playwright Claude Gauvreau. Widely considered to be Gauvreau’s masterpiece, the playful and provocative play (whose original French title is La charge de l’orignal épormyable) revolves around a poet who is mocked and envied by his fellow housemates — or are they fellow inmates?

The show runs at Toronto’s Tarragon Theatre (30 Bridgman Ave.) from May 10–26, and Bookclub-in-a-Box is giving away two tickets for the date of your choice, plus a copy of the book (translated by York University professor Ray Ellenwood)! To enter, just email laura@bookclubinabox.com with your first and last name by Friday, May 10 at noon.

For more details about the show, or to purchase tickets, visit the One Little Goat website here.

Good luck!

*Winning tickets can be reserved for any date except opening night (May 10) and closing weekend (May 25 and 26), subject to availability. Above photo of the cast courtesy of One Little Goat.