Iris Bahr's Dai (enough) Begins Again at New Culture Project Home Jan. 4

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Iris Bahr's solo work Dai (enough) begins its new run Jan. 4 in downtown Manhattan at the Culture Project's new home at 55 Mercer.

Will Pomerantz directs the work that was seen last year as part of the Impact Festival. It then began a new run Nov. 8 at the Culture Project's former home at 45 Bleecker. The solo show now reopens at the new stage for an open-ended run.

The Culture Project announced in November that it would take over the Manhattan Ensemble Theater's space at 55 Mercer Street. Dai is the first work to play at the company's new 140-seat home.

The show, a sold-out success at the Impact Festival, features "actress, stand-up and neuroscientist" Bahr in her own solo play in which she "brings to life a remarkable range of heartfelt and outspoken characters that span the conflicted spectrum of Israeli society," as a release describes.

Bahr calls upon her own experiences as "a sergeant in the Israeli army, a former neuroscience researcher, author of the upcoming memoir 'Dork Whore,' and a confused dual citizen who has starred on both 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' and the wholly unrelated nationwide release 'Larry the Cable Guy'" to lead audiences through an array of characters — including a Christian Dominionist, a Latina actress, a Palestinian intellectual and a Zionist former general, among many more — in a Tel Aviv café."

Tickets to Dai (enough) at the Culture Project, 55 Mercer Street (at Broome Street), are available by calling (866) 811-4111. For more information visit

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