Sep 152014
 September 15, 2014  Performance, Theatre

Eddie-Cantor-Vaudeville-Playreading_150pxTuesday, October 7 at 7 pm
The playreading is now sold out!

Set in New York City in the 1940s, The Eddie Cantor Vaudeville Show is a mash-up of jokes, skits and songs from yesteryear that tells the life and times of this popular singer and comedian.

The playreading is written and directed by Aviva Ravel. It stars Nat Rabinovitch as Eddie Cantor and features a variety of musical pieces composed by various artists between 1900 – 1950.

It’s going to be a great evening. Hope to see you there!


Aug 152014

The Fall & Winter library programs brochure is hot off the presses!

Pick one up starting today at the library or download a PDF copy heredownload a PDF copy here.

A few highlights from this season’s programming:

– An Evening with Claire Holden Rothman on September 3
– A talk on the Fabulous Fabergé exhibit at the MMFA
– The Eddie Cantor Story, a playreading written and directed by Aviva Ravel
– The return of favourite programs like Science Demystified with Dr. Joe Schwarcz, Tech Talks, and our varied book clubs…

and much, much more!

Apr 092014
 April 9, 2014  Performance, Theatre

swinging on a starThursday, May 1 at 7 pm

Celebrated playwright Aviva Ravel’s  Swinging On a Star takes us on a journey in which a young man, portrayed by Stephen Orlov, attempts to overcome his handicap so he can live a normal life. He searches for meaning and with open-heartedness and humility, shares his discovery with us, one that will touch us all. Music by Bing Crosby. Hope to see you there!

Tickets $5


Apr 242013
 April 24, 2013  Performance, Theatre

MyRumanianCousin-playreading_150pxThursday, May 9 at 7 pm

My Rumanian Cousin Playreadiung

Written and directed by Aviva Ravel

Senior citizens Max and Ethel have their staid notions thrown into a state of flux when their eccentric, much married, Rumanian cousin, Clara, comes to visit in search of a fourth husband.

Tickets: $5

Oct 072012
 October 7, 2012  Performance, Theatre

always-and-forever_150pxThursday, October 18 at 7 pm

Ellen and Morris have been happily married for 58 years. Yet over the past two months their relationship has deteriorated drastically. They approach a Rabbi with a solution to their dilemma. The Rabbi’s response will touch everyone’s heart. Written and directed by Aviva Ravel, starring Nat Rabinowitz, Stanley Unger and Linda Moss.

Tickets $5