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How Many Bushels Am I Worth?

  • 115 Empire Street
  • Providence, RI 02903
  • Phone (212) 864-5374
  • Dates: January 9, 2020 - January 12, 2020
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Time: Times vary
  • Price: $20

This original play, making its Providence debut, captures a Kiev family’s agonizing decision in 1976 to flee the Soviet Union for the United States. Based on the life of playwright Bena Shklyanoy, “How Many Bushels Am I Worth?” marks close to five decades of Soviet-Jewish immigration to America. Tickets are $20. The event, which opened in 2018 to critical acclaim in Chicago, is produced by and FirstHand Theatrical, a Rhode Island-based theater company. A companion piece “And Then What?” had a Providence run in 2017.

Thursday, January 9, 7:30 pm

Friday, January 10, 10:30 am

Saturday, January 11, 7:30 pm

Sunday, January 12, 2 pm