(via Susan L. Schulman)
Weston’s new play ‘HARRY & EDDIE: The Birth of Israel’ . . . Largely unknown story of how President Harry S. Truman’s friendship with his former business partner, Eddie Jacobson, helps lead to the creation of Israel in 1948 . . . Previews begin Thursday, August 25th at 8 PM at St. Luke’s Theatre, 308 West 46th Street, west of 8th Avenue in Manhattan’s theatre district . . . World Premiere Thursday, September 8 . . . Performance sched.: Wednesday and Sunday matinees at 2 PM and Thursdays at 8 PM . . . produced by Jessimeg Productions, Tickets at $59.50 & $36.30 are available through www.Telecharge.com or by calling (212) 239-6200 . . . Weston’s works include BECKWOURTH, BECKWOURTH . . . THE LATER YEARS, BAGELS AND LUCK, musical LOUISE, starring Paige O’Hara, more . . . his documentary INCA REMEMBERED was the recipient of more than 30 international awards . . . Director Bob Spiotto worked as director, producer, actor, choreographer and teacher in the NY and Wash., DC areas . . . As Executive Producer for Hofstra Entertainment and Artistic Director of Hofstra Cultural Center, he has produced and/or directed hundreds of events since 1990 . . .