The Last Seder received a National Foundation for Jewish Culture
New Plays for Production grant, before receiving the Fund for
New American Plays Award from the Kennedy Center, as well as the
Charlotte Woolard Award for Promising New Voice in American
Theatre. The play has been produced at The Organic Theatre,
Chicago; Theatre J, DC; Ensemble Studio Theatre -LA Project; Teatro da Juventude, Brazil; Park Square Theatre, St Paul; and
St. Louis Repertory. The screenplay adaptation of
The Last Seder
won Showtime's Tony Cox Award.
"[A] gentle, comic
A touching portrait of an aging family."
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"A warm and offbeat humor courses
THE LAST SEDER
"This uniformly excellent cast."
Kathryn Kates, Natalie Kuhn, Andy
John Michalski, Eric T. Miller, Greg Mullavey
Abigail Rose Solomon, Sarah Winkler
311 West 43rd Street
"An intelligent and sympathetic story
is superior to much of what finds
its way to
the Great White Way. And director
Jessica Bauman does
-The Jewish Daily Forward
"A spectacularly beautiful and moving event
that will have you weeping with both sadness
-This Week in New York
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A funny and
moving new play about the joys and heartbreak of family.
Faced with their father Marvin’s worsening
Alzheimer’s, the four grown Price daughters return for the final
Passover celebration in their childhood home. Lily, their
overwhelmed mother who's taken up cursing, is planning to put
Marvin in a nursing home and sell the house. Each daughter
arrives with her own baggage: Michelle picks up a total stranger
to pose as her nice Jewish boyfriend; Angel seduces her ex on
the roof; Claire fights with her fiancé about wedding plans;
Julia, pregnant with her lesbian life partner, psychoanalyzes
everyone except herself. Marvin does not recognize any of them.
But when he takes the lead at their last seder, a magical moment
occurs which gives the women the strength and courage to finally