16.10.2011 18.Tischrei. 5772 Chol Hamo'ed 2
The 10th Gush Etzion Festival presents an inter-genre mix from different disciplines.
The Gush Etzion Theater and Jewish Music Festival has set out an across-the-board stall in more senses than one. The event focuses on generating a colorful mosaic of unique productions and artists from different worlds.”
The theatrical side of the proceedings includes two one-man English-language performances (October 16 at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.) of the Isaac Bashevis Singer story “Gimpel the Fool.” The production features director-actor Howard Rypp from Nephesh Theater, and the onstage action is complemented by a soundtrack by Ron Weissman. The show won kudos and prizes at some of the world’s leading theatrical events, including the Edinburgh Festival, the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival and the Orlando Fringe Festival….