Salon Ariel's 2015-2016 Season
1st Salon: Apples from the Desert by Savyon Liebrecht, Translated by Shir Freibach
Saturday, October 24 at 8:00 PM & Sunday October 25 at 7:00 PM
Saturday October 31 at 8:00 PM & Sunday November 1 at 7:00 PM
Regional Première! Rivka, the adolescent daughter of Ultra Orthodox Jewish parents from Jerusalem, secretly explores the secular world and befriends Dubi, a young man from a Negev kibbutz. Angry with her rebellion, Rivka’s strict father arranges to marry her off to a widower; leading Rivka to run away to Dubi. This award wining Israeli play explores issues of tradition versus modernity and reconciliation.
2nd Salon: Jennifer’s Birth by Rich Orloff
Saturday, December 12 at 8:00 PM & Sunday December 13 at 7:00 PM
Saturday December 19 at 8:00 PM & Sunday December 20 at 2:00 PM
Jennifer, a 57-year-old woman, goes back to the time of her birth and witnesses events – some comedic, some deeply disturbing - that shake up her views regarding her parents and herself. If you could observe your parents at the time of your birth, what would you discover?
3rd Salon: Talley's Folly by Lanford Wilson
Saturday, February 6 at 8:00 PM & Sunday, February 7 at 7:00 PM
Saturday, February 13 at 8:00 PM & Sunday, February 14 at 2:00 PM
Revival! It's July 4, 1944 in Lebanon, Missouri and German Jewish Matt Friedman has come to court the Protestant country gal he met the summer before. This touching Pulitzer Prize winning play is "A valentine to two lost souls finding each other" (New York Times) by one of America's most notable playwrights.
4th Salon: 1-18: Illuminations
Saturday, May 14 at 9:00 PM & Sunday, May 15 at 7:00 PM
Saturday, May 21 at 9:00 PM & Sunday, May 22 at 7:00 PM
An evening of 1 to 18 minute plays illuminating the social, cultural and spiritual heritage of the Jewish people. New and nearly new plays telling Jewish stories to celebrate the laughter and lessons of the shared human experience.
The Salon Locations
Each performance is scheduled at different incredible homes in the Philadelphia area, including locations along the Main Line, Mt. Airy, and Center City.
After purchasing a Series or Single ticket, specific venue information and direction details are made available closer to each individual show date.
Ticket prices are as follows:
Information on our playwrights for the 2015-2016 season coming soon!