Ed Asner in town to recognize Holocaust

Ed Asner and Johanna Day will star in The Soap Myth, coming to town Wednesday.

Source: Facebook / Congregation Rodeph Shalom

Ed Asner and Johanna Day will star in The Soap Myth, coming to Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N. Broad St., on Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m.

Asner and Day are starring in a two-week East Coast tour of concert readings of Jeff Cohen’s play, The Soap Myth. The readings will serve as a tribute to International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Asner will perform the role of Holocaust survivor Milton Saltzman. Burton will perform the roles of Holocaust scholar Esther Feinman and Holocaust denier Brenda Goodsen.

Doors open at 6:15 p.m. The performance will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m., followed by a 30-minute Q&A.

Tickets range from $18 to $500. Go to https://rodephshalom.org/soapmyth ••