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Mulishly Good

The title God's Donkey refers to the burdens Moses took on as deliverer of the Jews. The self-exiled young Egyptian with a stutter -- in Corey Fischer's brief but marvelous show -- becomes an eloquent prophet and wizardly scourge of…
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Opening to You

Director Corey Fischer's sleek experiment with a series of new Psalm translations by Norman Fischer (no relation) is a patchwork of music, storytelling, movement, and song. In a cold, modern office, with glass desks suspended from cables covered in useless…
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Culture, Stage

God's Donkey

A Traveling Jewish Theater's reimagining of the life of Moses proves a true evening of contemporary sacrament (unlike, say, Corpus Christi). Director Corey Fischer and performers Eric Rhys Miller and Aaron Davidman collaborate with composer Daniel Hoffman (who plays violin,…
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Fiddling With Tradition

Violinist Kaila Flexer is billed as a klezmer musician, and for a couple of songs during her February performance at A Traveling Jewish Theater in San Francisco, that label made some sense. The last song of her set, for…
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