The Golem of Pittsburgh

Written in the wake of the Pittsburgh Tree of Life synagogue shooting, The Golem of Pittsburgh is an adaptation of the traditional Jewish folktale of the golem. The Golem of Pittsburgh melds folklore and fantasy with reality and reflection on the ways we react to acts of hate.

Originally produced in Playground XVI: A Festival of Student Work at Carnegie Mellon University. 

Directed by Adira Rosen and Cameron King

Adapted by Adira Rosen

Stage Manager - Shahzad Khan

Scenic Designer - Patrick O’Shea

Lighting Designer - Sydney Asselin

Costume Designer - Laura Riviere

Dramaturgs - Emma Cordray and Amalia Baker

 

Photos by Lily Cunicelli and Nick Pollock

January 2019

© 2019 by Adira Rosen