Efrem Zimbalist Jr. and the Talmud & Waves of Lake Hysteria

Photograph by Paula Court


On November 20–21, 1981, a double billing of performances by R.A. Robboy, Ellen Fullman took place at The Kitchen. Efrem Zimbalist Jr. and the Talmud was a lecture/performance by musician and performance artist R.A. Rabboy focusing on recurring themes including the “Jewish Violin Mythos” and the “Yiddisher Cowboy”. Ellen Fullman presented Waves of Lake Hysteria. A quote from The Kitchen’s calendar of events on Fullman’s piece: “I wake up in the morning like a little girl. Ready to play, I’m in the playground with my friends. I play as if…”

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