Friday, October 18, 2013

The Model Apartment Theater Fundraising Party For Roosevelt Island Jewish Congregation Tuesday October 29 - Roosevelt Island Resident Mark Blum Stars In The Play

Cast Including RI Resident Mark Blum (far right) in “The Model Apartment From Sara Krulwich/The New York Times

Are you interested in going to an excellent Off-Broadway play starring a Roosevelt Island resident and donating to a local organization as well? Here's how you can do it.

According to the Roosevelt Island Jewish Congregation (RIJC):
A theater party/fundraiser of The Model Apartment is announced by The Roosevelt Island Jewish Congregation.

The play is about a retired husband (Roosevelt Island resident Mark Blum)

Image Of Mark Blum and Kathryn Brody In The Model Apartment From Broadway World

and wife, both Holocaust survivors, who move to Florida to begin a new life. They find the past is still a vital part of their present.

A few tickets are available at the price of $70, which includes a reduced group ticket price, plus a tax-deductible donation to the RIJC.

Please contact Janet Falk at to reserve your ticket(s).

Please make your check out for $70 per ticket to the RIJC and bring it to the theater at 59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues, on Tuesday, October 29 at 6:40 pm for the 7:00 pm performance. Tickets will be distributed at the theater.

Following the show, you are welcome to meet Mark Blum, toast his performance and discuss the show at the home of Janet Falk and Mickey Rindler.

We look forward to a memorable evening.
The Model Apartment was described by the NY Times reviewer as:
... the first (and first-rate) New York revival of a very fine playwright’s masterwork, it’s important that you find the time. Max and Lola, you see, are going to make one of the most horrible chapters in world history feel very real and personal to you, though at first you won’t have a clue that this is what they’re doing...
... it has been directed with care by Evan Cabnet, with acting to match by the four-member cast of Mark Blum and Kathryn Grody (as Max and Lola), Diane Davis and Hubert Point-du Jour....
Playbill has more on Roosevelt Island resident Mark Blum's acting credits.