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"The Last Act of Lilka Kadison" Preshow Lecture

"The Last Act of Lilka Kadison" Preshow Lecture

Professor Sandor Goodhart, Suzanne Ross, and Jonathan Green

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The Raven Foundation presents this scholarly lecture on the Lookingglass Theatre’s production of “The Last Act of Lilka Kadison.” Lecturer Sandor Goodhart is a Professor of English and Jewish Studies at Purdue University and Director of the Interdisciplinary Program in Classical Studies. His essay, “Reading the Last Act of Lilka Kadison: Love, Midrash, and the Holocaust,” was written for the Lookingglass Theatre’s study guide. The play is an original story about a spirited woman in the twilight of her life.

Recorded Saturday, July 16, 2011 at the Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA).

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