– vessels –
premiered April 19, 2013
Valley Beth Shalom
Written and directed by Aaron Henne
Developed with Rabbi Ed Feinstein, Julie A. Lockhart, Dylan Southard, Clay Steakley, Tiffany Sweat,
Jon Weinberg and Diana Wyenn
Utilizing a combination of heightened physical gesture, Hebrew scholarship, and poetry, the short piece investigates what it is to have freedom without having yet reached salvation. Concerned with the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising of 1943, as well as themes diaspora and the longing for home, vessels is a dynamic and moving performance.
A collaboration between theatre dybbuk and Valley Beth Shalom in Encino, California.