The Jew from Three Rivers by Lawrence Aronovitch


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The true story of Ezekiel Hart, the first Jew elected to public office in the British Empire in 1807. When a seat becomes vacant in the House of Assembly of Lower Canada, both the French (personified by the newspaper editor Pierre-Stanislas Bédard) and the English (personified by the colonial governor, Sir James Craig) must decide whether to support Hart's candidacy.

Keywords: Canada, Quebec, Jewish, history, multiculturalism, religion, politics, values, Canadian

Year Printed: 2016
First Produced: 2013, Thousand Islands Playhouse, Gananoque, ON
Running Time: 85 minutes
Acts: 1
Male Cast: 7
Female Cast: 1

Audience Age: General Audience
Suitable for School Performances: Students age 14+