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State of the Jews

  • 14th Street Y 344 East 14th Street New York, NY, 10003 United States (map)
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A LABA 2nd Stage Production
Presented by The Theater at the 14th Street Y
Thursday, December 5th 7:30 PM

The opera State of the Jews follows Theodor Herzl in the last year of his life, as his efforts to secure a Jewish homeland become increasingly desperate. It includes scenes from the Sixth Zionist congress, in which Herzl proposes Uganda as a possible land for Jewish settlement, and Herzl’s visit with Pope Pius X, in which he seeks the Pope’s support for a Jewish State. Interwoven with this public historical narrative is the more intimate story of Theodor’s conflicted relationship with his wife, Julie Herzl, and the toll his political views and activities took on their family life.

General Admission: $35
Running Time: 90 Minutes
There will be one intermission

Composed by Alex Weiser
Libretto by Ben Kaplan

For tickets, click here

*Not an AOP-produced event


Earlier Event: November 10
As One at Opera Columbus
Later Event: December 6
State of the Jews