This event is sold out. A stand-by ticket lottery will start at 5 PM. Names will be drawn at random at 7 PM.
Theater of War Productions and the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, in partnership with National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, will present scenes from Peter Weiss’ play The Investigation, a searing piece of theater adapted from the Frankfurt Auschwitz Trials of 1963–1965. The scenes will be performed by a diverse cast of leading actors from stage and film, including international performers from countries affected by genocide.
Featuring: Jesse Eisenberg (“The Social Network”), Kathryn Erbe (“Law & Order: Criminal Intent”), John Doman (“The Wire,”) Zach Grenier (“The Good Wife,”) NYC Public Advocate Jumaane Williams (Antigone in “Ferguson”), Jennifer Mudge (“The Irishman”), Josh Hamilton (“Eighth Grade”), Consolee Nishimwe (Rwandan Genocide Survivor), Jacqueline Murekatete (Rwandan Genocide Survivor), Marjolaine Goldsmith (“Dress”), Chris Henry Coffey (“Chicago Fire”), David Patrick Kelly (“Twin Peaks”), and cellist Sofia Novik
The performance will be followed by a guided discussion about the lasting impact of genocide on individuals, families, communities, and countries.
The Investigation is made possible by the generous support of Bruce Ratner.
Free; advance registration recommended