Tablet TALK

Tablet Talk May 4

Seder at St. Edmund Elementary

Photo courtesy St. Edmund Elementary School

St. Edmund Elementary School in Sheepshead Bay held its annual Seder Dinner during Holy Week to help students understand the Jewish custom that was practiced by Jesus and His disciples.

Regina Opera Company presents “Il Trovatore” with full orchestra on May 11,12, 18 and 19, at 3 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help school auditorium, Sunset Park.

The opera, a timeless story of passion and revenge, featuring well-known arias such as “Tacea la notte,” “Stride la vampa,” “Il Balen,” and “Ah, si, ben mio” will be sung in Italian with English subtitles.

Ticket prices are $25 for general admission; $20 for seniors and students under 25; $5 for teens and free for children.

For more information visit or contact info@reginaopera or 718-259-2772.

The Sheen Center in Manhattan presents “All Hour Children” a drama that puts for the question of who decides if a child should live or die.

The show is based in 1941 Germany when a terrible crime is taking place in a German clinic for disabled children. The perpetrators argue that it will help struggling parents and lift the financial burden on the mighty Third Reich. One brave voice is raised in objection. But will anyone listen?

Featuring Tony Award winner John Glover and a cast of Broadway veterans, Jennifer Dundas, Karl Kenzler, Tasha Lawrence, and Sam Lilja.

“A powerfully performed compelling drama… about the care that people, and nations, owe to the weakest among them…It is, at its core, about the sanctity of life,” wrote The New York Times.

The last show is on May 12.

Use Code AOC20 for $49 tickets. Student Rush Performances for $20 on hour before showing with Student ID.

Visit for full details or call 212-925-2812.

“Without Sunday we cannot live.” – The Christian Martyrs of Abitene, before they were executed in 304 by Emperor Diocletian because they had opposed his ban on the celebration of Sunday.

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Roman Soldiers

Photos courtesy St. Frances de Chantal

Men dressed as Roman guards ceremoniously protected the tomb of Jesus during Holy Week at St. Frances de Chantal parish, Borough Park. The pastor, Canon Andrzej ­, S.A.C., is pictured in the center.