Theater Thursday: ‘DeliKateSSen’

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Starting this weekend, the Adobe Theater is bringing to the stage the production ‘DeliKateSSen’.

It is the story of two brothers, performed by Richard Atkins and Scott Claunch orphaned in The Holocaust, who own a struggling Jewish delicatessen in New York City, circa 1972. Their livelihood is threatened by the by a new, larger, German deli preparing to open across the street.

The play follows the intense friction between both Jewish and German factions, and how that struggle profoundly affects the current and next generations of everyone in the story.

‘DeliKateSSen’ will be at the Adobe Theater April 3-26. Shows will be Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. General admission is $17, tickets can be purchased at www.adobetheater.org. There will be a special ‘pay what you will’ performance on April 16 to benefit the performers and running crew.

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