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As we travel around the country making plays, we invite the communities into our process. And we also invite them to tell the story of the work as it happens. This is a collection of reflections on our work from community members, clergy, collaborating artists, and our own team.

Festival Flashback: What’s Good In The World Today

Festival Flashback: What’s Good In The World Today

Jul 4, 2018

Seattle-based musician, calligrapher and all-around colorful human Brandon Blake reprised his role in The Leah-Rachel Play at the Festival in May and reflects on his experience bringing all of his passions together in NYC. To hear some of Brandon’s beautiful music check...

Festival Flashback: Thank You!

Festival Flashback: Thank You!

Jun 25, 2018

We’ve finally slept. We’ve finally done laundry. We’ve, at long last, spent quality time with our loved ones, written in our journals, taken trips, gone swimming, and (did we mention?) slept. Three and a half years ago the Covenant Foundation lit...

Festival Flashback: 5 Plays in 3 Days

Festival Flashback: 5 Plays in 3 Days

Jun 21, 2018

“Each play was entirely different from any of the others, and yet, themes of family, of rivalry, of connection, ran through them all, as did a certain lovingly irreverent lens through which to explore the sacred.” Shula Strassfeld (far right)...

The Rebecca Play Review by Ramaz Student

The Rebecca Play Review by Ramaz Student

May 13, 2018

The Rebecca Play  by Maya Chaovat Originally published on May 4, 2017 in The Rampage, The Newspaper of The Ramaz Upper School     On Lag Baomer, this Thursday, the Freshmen took a trip on the subway to the 14th street Y...

Festival Flashback: The Ramaz School at The Rebecca Play

Festival Flashback: The Ramaz School at The Rebecca Play

May 10, 2018

On May 3, 2018 we hosted 90 students and teachers from the Ramaz School in New York to see a matinee performance of The Rebecca Play! Read on to hear a teacher’s account from the day and 1-sentence summaries from...

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