Farkas in America – a one woman show

A program with Austrian artist Johanna Beisteiner (recitation, guitar, singing, flamenco dance) recounting the life of Jewish Austrian comedian Karl Farkas as a refugee in the USA (1938-46).

  • satirical poems in English by Corinna Kahnke and Michelle Eley inspired by Farkas’ German poetry
  • traditional Jewish music arranged by Ellen Whitaker (Durham)
  • Viennese songs an Spanish music
  • flamenco choreography by Maria-Luisa Rizo
  • screening of the short jazz film Boogie Woogie Dream (USA 1944) with Lena Horne and Pete Ammons with a script by Farkas


Oct 18 2022


7:30 pm

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Durham Arts Council @ 120 Morris Street
Durham Arts Council @ 120 Morris Street
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