The Downtown Seder 2020
Replay the live stream from April 6, 2020 (6PM ET)
Comedian LEWIS BLACK talking Bitter Herbs
DAVID BROZA & PETER YARROW singing hits from the Exodus
JUDY GOLD'S annual Dayyenu
A musical Dayyenu from PERRY FERRELL
Redemption by SPEECH of Arrested Development
Congressman JERRY NADLER asking four important questions
AL FRANKEN from his shower
MAX WEINBERG drummer for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band
Comedian SETH HERZOG does the 10 plagues
PAUL SHAPIRO, CATHERINE RUSSELL, LANGHORNE SLIM, RABBI AMICHAI LAU-LAVIE of Lab Shul
Comedians SANDRA BERHNARD and JOEL CHASNOFF
Super Mensch SHEP GORDON
Musician RACHAEL SAGE
Our favorite sex therapist DR. RUTH
EDAFE OKPORO, HUNTER JOHANNSON, BETTY and many more...
More than twenty artists, thinkers, and entertainers will join live in this unprecedented gathering as we wander together through the quarantine desert; an ancient dinner party that transcends religion and provokes new thinking in a world hungry for order.
"Half postmodern religious ritual and half cabaret"
- JEWISH LEARNING MAGAZINE
"More dreadlocks than yarmulkes, with Lou Reed as the "bad child", Phillip Glass and more, it felt like a cross between summer camp in the Catskills and a progressive jazz concert,"
- THE NEW YORK TIMES, APRIL 27, 1997
(That's right, been doing it a long time!)
"Easy to understand why City Winery's Downtown Seder will differ from all other Seders, if only about the wine..."
- ATLANTA JEWISH TIMES
"The hippest Seder on Earth, more deconstructionalist than Reconstructionist"
- THE FORWARD