Gesher Theater’s new production
Today Gesher Theater opens its 22 season with a premier of “The Dybbuk”.
“Dybbuk tells the story of Leah whose soul is demonically possessed by that of her dead sweetheart Hanan, who manifests himself as Leah is about to be wedded to a wealthy man, the choice of her rich merchant father, Sender.
Despite the best efforts of sages and the rabbinical court, the dybbuk will not be appeased and Leah will join him in the other world.”
Here’s a funny JPost blog post, describing Yevgeny Arye rehearsing with the troupe. “…Arye chain-smokes, curses in Russian (something about one’s mother) and shouts a rapid-fire “Stop!Stop!” into a microphone when things go wrong…“