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AGPAF Presents: The Tree of Life
June 9 - June 12
Sixty-something widower Ken clings to his proud but fading Jewish congregation in the tiny town of Wiconee, Iowa; Colombian grad student Marianela, visiting to research her dissertation, represents a budding community of Latin Americans who are rediscovering their Jewish roots. As Mari’s true intentions are revealed, the synagogue’s antique Torah scroll becomes a critical character in the bittersweet (and occasionally comic) drama that unfolds. Inspired by a true-life events at the Synagogue of B’nai Jacob Congregation in Ottumwa, Iowa.
Meet the Playwright Vitor Wishna and guests following the Sunday, June 11th performance during a light reception!
Friday, June 9, 7:30 p.m. (Preview)
Sunday, June 11, 2:00 p.m.
Monday, June 12, 7:30 p.m.
Temple of Creative Arts
529 E Main St
For more information, contact: (641) 575-2366