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The Spanish Prayer Book
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The Spanish Prayer Book

The Road Theatre Company
The Road on Magnolia
10747 Magnolia
North Hollywood, CA , 91601

Moral dilemma, historical mystery, and matters of the heart converge when a committed atheist inherits a collection of rare and hauntingly beautiful illustrated Hebrew manuscripts, including a prayer book from fourteenth-century Spain, and discovers that the books, which bear witness to overlapping Jewish and Islamic traditions, were stolen some six-hundred years after their creation from a library in 1940s Berlin.   Inspired by true events and a late twentieth-century court case, and using projected images of the books themselves, the play explores the allure of sacred objects, the ethical issues generated by cultural treasures displaced during wartime, and the power of art to forge human connections.

September 20 - November 16, 2019
Genre: Drama
Box Office: 8187618838