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Award-Winning Actor Ed Asner to Give Live Performance of ‘The Soap Myth’ at JCC in West Hartford

Ed Asner will be appearing at the Mandell JCC on April 24. Submitted photo

Legendary Emmy and Golden Globe Award Winner Ed Asner will give a live reading of the critically-acclaimed ‘The Soap Myth’ at the Mandell JCC in West Hartford.

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Submitted by Michelle Bonner, Mandell JCC

Voices of Hope and The Mandell JCC of Greater Hartford are excited to present the critically acclaimed live reading, The Soap Myth during the show’s upcoming spring tour.

Ed Asner will be appearing in The Soap Myth at the Mandell JCC on April 24. Submitted photo

The Soap Myth, starring Emmy and Golden Globe award winner Ed Asner and three-time Tony Award nominee Tovah Feldshuh, takes place more than a half century after the end of WWII when a friendship develops between a young Jewish journalist and a cantankerous Holocaust survivor on a crusade regarding the Nazi atrocity of soap.

The Soap Myth dramatically explores how a survivor survives surviving, and questions who has the right to write history – those who have lived it and remember, those who study and protect it, or those who would seek to distort and desecrate its very existence.

The show will take place on Wednesday, April 24, at 7 p.m., at the Mandell JCC, 335 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartford, CT.

Tickets are $35 in advance/$45 at the door. Purchase tickets at www.mandelljcc.org/tickets. For ticketing assistance call 860-236-4571.

About Voices of Hope

Voices of Hope is an organization created by descendants of Holocaust Survivors to collect, categorize and share the experiences of Holocaust survivors for the benefit of future generations.  Our bold mission is to foster a culture of courage and social action against hate, bigotry, intolerance and indifference. For more information, contact Voices of Hope at [email protected] or at 860-470-5591. Please visit our website at www.ctvoicesofhope.org.

About the Mandell Jewish Community Center

The Mandell Jewish Community Center is open to everyone of all ages, stages and beliefs. The JCC is committed to inclusion and to enabling all individuals to participate in social, cultural and educational experiences. For more information about the Mandell JCC visit www.mandelljcc.org.

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