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Gimpel the Fool
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center
Palo Alto, CA
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Gimpel the Fool
Based upon the short story by I.B.Singer
Translated from Yiddish by Saul Bellow
Adapted, Designed, Directed and Performed by Howard Rypp


Nephesh Theatre (Israel) presents "Gimpel the Fool" is a theatrical adaptation based upon the classic story by Nobel Prize laureate I.B.Singer and translated by Nobel Prize laureate Saul Bellow.  This treasure from the Yiddish literature portrays Gimpel's childlike acceptance and steadfast belief in God and human goodness and has inspired audiences throughout the world.  "Gimpel the Fool" blends a rich soundtrack of voices and klezmer music into a surrealistic theatrical presentation.  

The Nephesh Theatre was founded in Toronto, Canada in1978 and was the only professional Jewish theatre operating in Canada at that time.  In 1983 it moved its base to Israel where today it has a repertory of 15 plays in Hebrew and 5 in English.  Nephesh Theatre tours throughout the world presenting plays with themes that Israel shares with the Diaspora.

Howard Rypp is Nephesh Theatre's founder and Artistic Director having directed over 60 plays.  For this production he has returned to hes first love  acting and portrays Gimpel.


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Oshman Family Jewish Community Center (View)
3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA 94303
United States


Categories

Arts > Performance
Arts > Theatre

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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