God is Everywhere in Theatre Or’s Regional Premiere Production of Oh My God!
by Anat Gov
A True Denver/Boulder Collaboration September 14 - October 14, 2018
This fall God suddenly shows up for therapy in Israeli playwright Anat Gov’s “divine comedy,” running September 14-30, at the Pluss Theatre in Denver’s Staenburg-Loup Jewish Community Center. Produced by Theatre Or,* in collaboration with the Mizel Arts and Culture Center, Oh My God! is an early selection of JAAMM Fest (Jewish Arts, Authors, Music and Movies). God will also materialize at the Robert and Judi Newman Performing Arts Center on the University of Denver Campus for two performances on October 6; and he will then appear for two performances in Boulder on October 13 and 14, in collaboration with the Boulder Jewish Community Center.
In Gov’s play God suffers an existential crisis and seeks out an earthly secular therapist to help relieve his angst. Ella, who has her own issues, has but one hour to convince God not to destroy his creation. She finds it difficult to help a “being” who has no parents to blame. At times it is not clear who is therapist to whomIn Anat Gov’s play God suffers an existential crisis and seeks out an earthly secular therapist to help relieve his angst. Ella, who has her own issues, has but one hour to convince God not to destroy his creation. At times it is not clear who is therapist to whom. $15 - $35. Visit theatreor.com for details and links to all venue box offices, call 303-801-5122, or email Diane Gilboa - firstname.lastname@example.org. Mizel Arts and Culture Center, 350 South Dahlia St, Denver. Preview - September 13, 7:30pm. Fridays and Saturdays, September 14 - 30, 7:30pm. September 27, 7:30 p.m. September 16, 4pm, 23 and 30, 2pm. The Robert and Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts, 2344 East Iliff Ave, Denver. October 6, 2 and 8pm. Boulder Jewish Community Center, 6007 Oreg Ave, Boulder. October 13, 8pm and October 14, 4pm.