The Dybbuk

The Dybbuk
Sunday, April 2 / 2:00 PM
University Prep Theater
(8000 25th Avenue NE)
$18 Adults
$12 Seniors & Students

Tickets available at Brown Paper Tickets.

Presented by the Seattle Jewish Theater Company and sponsored by Temple Beth Am and Congregation Beth Shalom

 

Written by S. Ansky and directed by Seattle Jewish Theater Company artistic director Art Feinglass, The Dybbuk is regarded as the greatest classic of Jewish drama. Deeply rooted in Jewish folklore, it tells a story of love caught between two worlds and a Jewish community dealing with mysterious, otherworldly forces.

Ansky wrote The Dybbuk during the turbulent years of 1912-17. The idea for the play came to him as he led a Jewish folklore expedition through the Jewish communities of the Pale of Settlement in Eastern Europe. The expedition was cut short by the outbreak of World War I.

Ansky, who died in 1920, never lived to see it produced in Russian, Yiddish, or Hebrew. The play, however, was destined to become one of the most produced in the history of Jewish theater. Ansky’s fascination with rabbinical wisdom, spirituality, and Jewish folklore are clearly evident in The Dybbuk.

The Seattle Jewish Theater Company, now in its seventh year, brings classic and contemporary Jewish theater to the Seattle area. You can now purchase tickets at Brown Paper Tickets. More info at SeattleJewishTheater.com.


Join artist sooze bloom deLeon grossman for a fun exploration of ideas and materials — paints, collage, written word — within the confines of eyeglasses. Develop your own visual expression of sisters and sisterhood,  based on real stories of contemporary sisters and on the Rachel and Leah sister story.

This program is intended for adults; teens are also welcome.
Need not be an artist. 

**All supplies will be furnished **
Work will be exhibited April 6th at the SJCC, along with work from other local workshops.

This program is part of and precedes the following event:
Thursday, April 6th, the InHEIRitance Project brings The Rachel/Leah Play — looking at the relationships of sisters going back to this biblical pair — to the Stroum Jewish Community Center’s theater.

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