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MAGIC BARREL

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Sheldon "Shelley" Berman, David Cromer, Marge Kotlisky, Naana Potok, Malcolm Rothman, Jensen Wheeler

Poetry & Drama • 27 mins. • Audio Program • © 1992

In this 1992 L.A. Theatre Works live performance, Tony Award winner David Cromer and the irrepressible Shelley Berman (1925-2017) created a wonderful chemistry between a shy rabbinical student who is searching for the perfect mate and an old-style Yiddish matchmaker who possesses a large envelope full of prospects. Always full of heartwarming wit and comic detail, these ace actors dig a little deeper to find the gentle pathos in their characters, as well. First published in 1958, "The Magic Barrel" was the title piece in a National Book Award-winning short story collection that, along with his first novel, THE NATURAL, put Bernard Malamud on the map as a major Jewish-American author of the twentieth century. B.P. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2020, Portland, Maine [Published: MAY 2020]

Trade Ed. • L.A. Theatre Works • 2020

DD ISBN $4.95

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