A PILLAR OF MARBLE
Honors Dramaturgy Thesis
Crafted by: Amelia Dornbush
Adapted from The Babylonian and Palestinian Talmuds
Directed by: Rebecca Wright
Amelia Dornbush ’15’s dramaturgical thesis, A PILLAR OF MARBLE recrafts and interprets stories from classical Jewish texts written in Palestine and Babylon for a 21st century, American stage. The work asks us: “God is not yet dead. Must he die for us to live?” Relationships and identities pivot around the struggle to exist with a structure of power centered form of an (un)just God.