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I Did it My Way in Yiddish (in English)

May 23 - May 28

Studio Theatre

 

I Did it My Way in Yiddish (in English)

 

Directed by John Shooter

 

Deb Filler’s wonderful new show takes us on a musical journey around the world. New Zealand’s only Jewish comic will entertain you with an evening of stories and songs you’ll never ever forget. Meet musical legends Leonard Cohen and Leonard Bernstein, amongst others. Recently commissioned by JW3 in London, and performed in LA, Sydney Australia and Jerusalem, this acclaimed one-woman tour-de-force takes us on a truly incredible ride with Leonard Cohen, reducing the folksinger to tears of laughter. Deb also brings Leonard Bernstein a fresh challah bread from her survivor father’s bakery. What happens next is extraordinary.

 

Photography by Guntar Kravis

“Filler has an extraordinary gift for mimicry... she has a wonderful smile, and embracing warmth...”

Globe & Mail

“AN EXTRAORDINARY STORY-TELLER...”

Village Voice (New York)

"Filler’s overriding warmth, relaxed delivery and level of comfort with the material is so engaging.” 

The Toronto Star

ABOUT THE CREATOR

 

Deb Filler   Recently featured in the new comedy series Chums screening on FX channel later this year and The Last Laugh alongside comedy legends Mel Brooks and Sarah Silverman, the Toronto Yiddish production of Death of A Salesman, in Talking Heads, with Fiona Reid at Campbell House in Toronto and in the new TV series CHUMS in the U.S., Deb Filler is an internationally acclaimed theatre, character, comic and musical artist. I Did It My Way In Yiddish (in English) toured London, Australia, Jerusalem and L.A. in 2016.

Solo shows include ‘I Lost It in Kiev’, ‘Filler Up’ and ‘Punch Me in the Stomach’ (off Broadway and off West End.) Deb has worked at Lookingglass Theatre Company (Chicago) Sydney’s Belvoir Street Theatre (Company B), New York Theatre Workshop, Buddies in Bad Times, Toronto and many other theatres. A long time guest teacher in the theatre department at Brown University, Humber College’s program for comedy writers, New Zealand’s The Actor’s Program, and Toi Whakaari National Drama School, she also coaches, mentors and leads storytelling and humour workshops across the world.

 

Deb will always be the voice of the Peg Bundy doll.

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