Theater performance “Job – a simple man”
The Danish Cultural Institute and the Embassy of Denmark in Latvia invite to a musical drama "Job – a simple man" based on the novel by
Joseph Roth on September 25 at 19.00 in Riga Jewish Community on Skolas 6.
The play depicts emigrant’s journey from a small village in Russia to New York. Mendel Singer is an ordinary man, who, like Job in the Bible, experiences loss, devastation, damnation, and eventually – a miracle.
The play features award-winning Danish actress Ina-Miriam Rosenbaum in all roles. Oboist Henrik Goldschmidt and accordionist Anders Singh Vesterdahl will accompany the text with their virtuose klezmer tunes, elevating the drama to a universal story about joy and agony of cultural and religious encounters.
The theater performance is in Danish with with Latvian and English subtitles.