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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.

Thoughts From an Old Woman Wearing Purple

Thoughts From an Old Woman Wearing Purple

Nov 11, 2018

On Monday Night November 5th we hosted an evening session called “Introduction to The In[HEIR]itance Project” at Beth El Synagogue in Omaha, NE. We had over 40 people attend to learn more about the project and hear how they can...

Festival Flashback: How to Have Difficult Conversations

Festival Flashback: How to Have Difficult Conversations

Oct 16, 2018

We were so lucky to have Professor Hussein Rashid join us for a performance of The Sarah Play and participate in a panel following the show. The conversation that night explored ways that interfaith communities can continue to gather around art and...

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)...

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