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1909. A young Russian Jew immigrates to America and winds up in small-town Texas. Then what?
Come experience this riveting true story based on the author's grandfather in a powerful and timely production at Sierra Madre Playhouse. Directed by Simon Levy (producing director of The Fountain Theater and its current hit, The Chosen), THE IMMIGRANT is a touching meditation on parents and children, newcomers and natives, Christians and Jews, and on what it means to be an American.
"...A buoyant, heartbreaking achievement... The Immigrant speaks to what it is to be an American." - Denver Post
About Simon Levy
SIMON LEVY has been the Producing Director of the Fountain Theatre since 1993. The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle honored him with the Milton Katselas Award for Lifetime Achievement in Directing; and he has been nominated for the Zelda Fichandler Award in Directing. His current production at the Fountain Theatre is Chaim Potok’s The Chosen, which has been extended until May 2018 and is Critic’s Choice in the Los Angeles Times.
Digging Deeper- Public Events
FREE-Sunday, April 29, 2018: Following the 2:30 matinee performance of The Immigrant, join us for a panel discussion about immigration, moderated by Ahilan Arulanatham, a MacArthur “Genius” Fellow and Director of Advocacy at the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California. Other panelists include: Luis Nolasco, a Community Engagement and Policy Advocate and Andres Kwon, an Equal Justice Works Emerson Fellow.
Thursday, May 3, 2018, at 7:00 p.m.: A concert by the band Mostly Kosher. They have performed widely at local venues including Disney California Adventure. Mostly Kosher fuses Klezmer with jazz, Latin, rock, hip-hop, and folk. The Mostly Kosher concert takes place at Sierra Madre Playhouse, 87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA 91024. Tickets for the Mostly Kosher concert are $20.
FREE-Sunday, May 6, 2018: Following the matinee of The Immigrant at Sierra Madre Playhouse, playwright Mark Harelik will talk about the play and the actual family story that inspired it. Director Simon Levy and cast members will join in the discussion.
FREE- Friday, April 6, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.: Chili and Challah (Matzoh) A Klezmer/ TexMex Listening Party - Vroman’s Bookstore at Hastings Ranch, 3729 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107 (Note: this is NOT the original Vroman’s on Colorado Blvd. in Pasadena). Bonus: Those attending this event will receive a certificate entitling them to purchase up to four discounted tickets at $5 off regular prices in a single purchase. This offer may be applied to any performance between April 29 and May 25 but must be reserved by April 18.