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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

In Context: Suddenly

Israeli director Zvi Sahar and PuppetCinema present a dystopian puppet epic, adapted from Tel Aviv-based writer Etgar Keret’s darkly funny short story collection. Context is everything, so get even closer to the production with this curated selection of related articles and videos. After you've attended the show, let us know what you thought by posting in the comments below and on social media using #BAMNextWave.

Program Notes

Coming soon!

Related Program

Reading Group
Suddenly, A Knock on the Door
Thu, Dec 7 at 5:30pm
Wendy's Subway Reading Room
A casual reading and discussion group examining the work of Etgar Keret. Free and open to the public with RSVP, and no advanced reading required!


BAM Blog Questionnaire: Zvi Sahar of Salt of the Earth (BAM blog)
"The artistic language of’s still very much about interesting encounters of different materials, different media... and trying to bring a synergy to the table," notes Sahar.

Who’s There? (The New York Times)
Peruse the Grey Lady's 2012 review of Keret's book.

What Etgar Keret Learned From His Father About Storytelling And Survival (NPR)
Keret's memoir, The Seven Good Years, spans the time between the birth of his son and the death of his father, who was a Holocaust survivor.

Deborah Treisman interviews the author behind Suddenly, A Knock on the Door.

Watch & Listen

Plastic Bag Puppets with Zvi Sahar (Vimeo)
Students in Zvi Sahar's "When Film and Puppetry Meet on Stage" class explore the use of plastic bags as puppets.

Now your turn...

How did you enjoy the show? Likes? Dislikes? Surprises? Tell us what's on your mind in the comments below and on social media using #BAMNextWave.

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