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‘New Jerusalem’ explores moral dilemma

Patrick Murphy, Gina Williams, Brian Harrower and Blair Leatherwood star in "New Jerusalem: The Interrogation of Baruch de Spinoza at Talmud Torah Congregation: Amsterdam, July 27, 1656" at Big Idea Theatre. Photo by Benjamin T. Ismail
Patrick Murphy, Gina Williams, Brian Harrower and Blair Leatherwood star in "New Jerusalem: The Interrogation of Baruch de Spinoza at Talmud Torah Congregation: Amsterdam, July 27, 1656" at Big Idea Theatre. Photo by Benjamin T. Ismail

Big Idea Theatre opens its much-anticipated 2013 Season, Face the Tyrant, with “New Jerusalem: The Interrogation of Baruch de Spinoza at Talmud Torah Congregation: Amsterdam, July 27, 1656″ written by David Ives and directed by Big Idea’s Shannon Mahoney.

The play explores one philosopher’s progressive theories of divinity that threaten to destroy an entire community. This brilliant young man is presented with an unimaginable dilemma: be true to himself or face excommunication from his religion and in the process lose his family, his culture and the woman he loves.

The seasoned cast includes Big Idea Company members Carrie Joyner and Gina Williams along with Artistic Director Brian Harrower in the title role. The cast is rounded out by the talents of Eric Baldwin, Blair Leatherwood, Patrick Murphy and Casey Worthington.

“New Jerusalem” runs Jan. 11 through Feb. 9 at Big Idea Theatre: 1616 Del Paso Blvd., Sacramento. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Tickets are $16 general admission online and $20 at the door;  SARTA/senior/student tickets are $14 online and $18 at the door. All “Thrifty Thursday” (Jan 17, 24, 31; Feb 7 only) show tickets are $10. Flex Passes and gift certificates are available.

For tickets or more information call the box office at (916) 960-3036 or visit bigideatheatre.com.

 

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