Zalmen or the madness of God


A play by Elie Wiesel

Directed by Guila Clara Kessous

James Beck

James Beck is a professor of psychiatry in the Harvard Medical School, on the staff of the Cambridge health alliance Department of psychiatry, and a non-resident premedical tutor at Pfoho, an undergraduate residence at Harvard college. He is widowed, the father of two and is a grandfather of three.  He is a rower.

His theatrical experience is extremely limited. He played the felon in "Lily the felon's daughter" as a member of a cast consisting of parents of sixth grade children. He also played Tom Thumb on his knees as an undergraduate to a 6 foot six Huncamunca in in "Tom thumb" .