Peretz Hirschbein's On the Other Side of the River
New Worlds Theatre Project/HERE, NYC
Premiere of new translation by Ellen Perecman
Photo by Hunter Canning
"A bleak and cheerless mood seeps into nearly every moment of “On the Other Side of the River,” a play that’s admirable for the dark chances it takes.... The play, written by Peretz Hirshbein around 1906 and staged at Here, has the feel of a fairy tale mixed with a nightmare."
--Ken Jaworowski, The New York Times