Theater Director

Peretz Hirschbein's On the Other Side of the River
New Worlds Theatre Project

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