Fires in the Mirror
Written by Anna Deveare Smith
Directed and designed by Jesse FreedmanPerformed by Amber Godfrey
-New Yiddish Rep, NYC Feb 2010
-Jewish Theater Workshop, Baltimore, Jan 2010
-Limmud UK, Coventry UK, Dec 2009
A special production of Fires in the Mirror, for Jewish communities who share space with people and communities of color. Anne Deavere Smith’s documentary play explores the nature, meaning and politics of identity through the conflict between Hassidic Jews and African Americans after the 1991 Crown Heights riots.