The Berkshire Eagle Previews NOW CIRCA THEN

Play ‘finds breadth in history’

Now Circa Then on stage now through July 14


“Margie has gotten off the train in a city of strangers, wanting to test her strength.

“‘Sometimes, I get overwhelmed,” she tells Gideon one night after hours, ‘that I’m never going to achieve my full potential as a human being on this earth.’

“She has just started working with him. They are reenactors at the Tenement Museum on the lower East Side, playing Julian and Josephine Glockner, who came to New York in 1890 from a small river town in what is now the Ukraine.”

Read the rest of Katherine Abbott’s article in The Berkshire Eagle here.