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The Escape Act: A Holocaust Memoir – The Talk

28th October 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for the hybrid talk / performance  led by academic and artist Stav Meishar. Stav will discuss the lives of Jewish circus artists during Nazi regime, their legacies and their fates, as well as the process of transforming real stories into stage work. The talk will be woven with excerpts from Stav’s theater-circus show “The Escape Act – A Holocaust Memoir”.

Aimed at adults but would also be suitable for history-loving teens.

The talk is free (collection after the show pay what you wish). 6-7.30pm in our pop-up space in the basement of Manchester Central Library. Seating is limited, to book your seat please click here

The Escape Act: A Holocaust Memoir show will be performed the following day at the Lowry. Info and tickets are available here

Manchester Jewish Museum is excited to be supporting this work.




28th October 2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Manchester Jewish Museum Pop-Up Space
Manchester Central Libray, St Peter's Square
Manchester, M2 5PD United Kingdom
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