GOLGOTHA

Genre: Drama, Solo Performance
by Shmuel Refael, adapted by Haim Idissis, translated by Howard Rypp

Victor Attar plays Albert Salvado, a Holocaust Survivor re-living the atrocities of the concentration camps as he prepares for his long-awaited dream to come true: the honor toligth the torch at the annual Holocaus commemoration ceremony at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem. However Albert's honor is compounded by the intense guilt and pain surrounding his being chosen as the torch bearer, which makes Albert question not only his right to the honor or lighting the torch, but also his identity as a Sephardic Jew.
About the Company: La Mama Experimental Theatre Club

La MaMa is a remarkable arts institution with a world-wide reputation for producing cutting-edge work in theater, dance, performance art, and music. Founded in 1961 by theater pioneer and legend, Ellen Stewart, La MaMa has produced and presented more than 3,000 theatrical productions to date and is a vital part of the fabric of cultural life in New York City and around the world.

La MaMa provides a supportive home for artists and takes risks on unknown work. Artists such as Sam Shepard, Lanford Wilson, Philip Glass, Robert Wilson, Harvey Fierstein, Blue Man Group, David and Amy Sedaris, -and others whose names you haven't heard of yet - began their careers at La MaMa. International artists introduced to America by La MaMa include Tadeusz Kantor, Andrei Serban, Kazuo Ohno and, more recently, the acclaimed Belarus Free Theatre.La MaMa has been honored with more than 30 OBIE Awards, dozens of Drama Desk and Bessie Awards, and, in 2006, Ellen Stewart was recognized with a special TONY Award for "Excellence in the Theatre."

Open:   12/14/05
Close:   12/22/05

Schedule:
Wednesday-December 14th - Sunday, December 18th
Tuesday, December 20th - Thursday, December 22nd

Weekdays and Saturday at 8pm
Sunday at 2:30pm and 8pm

Theater:   La Mama (first Floor Theater)
Address:   74A E. 4th Street
New York, NY 10003
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6 to Bleecker, walk east to Bowery, north to East 4th, east to theater, or take the F or V train to 2nd Avenue & walk to East 4th

Cost:$15.00
Buy Tickets Online or Call: at 212-475-7710
Company: La Mama Experimental Theatre Club         Official Web Site: www.lamama.org