Hershey Felder: Beethoven - A Play with Music

Jul 12, 2020 - Jul 12, 2020

AN EXCLUSIVE LIVE-STREAM THEATRICAL EVENT
benefitting arts organizations and creative artists, including the Segal Centre

Live from Florence, Italy
SUNDAY JULY 12, 2020
8 p.m. EDT

Following the success of Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin: Live from Florence, a live streaming event in May from Felder’s residence in Florence, Italy, which raised significant funds for theatres and arts organizations, actor, playwright, and pianist Hershey Felder is producing a second high quality streaming arts program for international audiences, to support theatres that remain closed during the Covid-19 pandemic, and beyond. The Segal Centre for Performing Arts is honoured to be the only Canadian theatre included in this endeavor. Segal Centre audiences adored Felder's moving production of The Pianist of Willesden Lane in the fall of 2019. This is a fabulous opportunity to enjoy a beautiful show and support the Segal Centre.

Don't miss Montrealer & Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre veteran Hershey Felder in
Beethoven - A Play with Music 
Music of Ludwig van Beethoven
Text by Hershey Felder
Based on the Stage Play Directed by Joel Zwick

Dramatizing Dr. Gerhard von Breuning's factual memoir, "Aus dem Schwarzspanierhaus,(Out of the House of Black-Robed Spaniards, Beethoven's last residence), Hershey Felder brings Ludwig van Beethoven to life through the eyes of the Viennese Doctor Breuning who spent his boyhood by the Maestro's side.
 
Featuring some of the composer's greatest works, from the Moonlight Sonata and Pathétique Sonata to selections from the 5th and 9th Symphonies, and the Emperor Concerto, Hershey Felder's Beethoven is an intense, illuminating, unforgettable journey through time that immerses audiences in the astounding life of Ludwig van Beethoven.

TICKETS: $55 USD/per HOUSEHOLD
A portion of ticket sales made through the link below will be donated back to the
Segal Centre for Performing Arts. 


In keeping with Hershey Felder's "ENCORE" tradition and audience engagement,
Hershey Felder Presents has established 
THE HERSHEY FELDER PRESENTS ARTS PRIZE COMPETITION* 
which will be presented as the ENCORE of the Beethoven Performance. Ticket-holders will be invited to cast one vote for their favorite Competition Video using their registered email address, and the competition winner by viewer vote will be awarded 
$25,000 (twenty-five thousand U.S. dollars).

*NO REGISTRATION FEE OR PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER COMPETITION. PARENTAL CONSENT REQUIRED FOR ANYONE UNDER 19. Registration ends 7/6/20. Submissions must be uploaded by 7/7/20, subject to live "Voting Period" on 7/12/20. Open to U.S. legal residents who are 13 years of age or older 
at time of entry. Subject to full Official Rules available at www.hersheyfelder.net/contest-page
Void where prohibited or restricted by law. 
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT
www.hersheyfelder.net



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