WORLD STAGES: Not by Bread Alone, Nalaga'at Theater Deaf-Blind Acting Ensemble (Israel)

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - Wednesday, March 26, 2014

While making, kneading, and baking dough, eleven deaf and blind actors re-enact vivid memories, recall forgotten dreams, and share joyful moments.



Run Time:

1 hour, 40 minutes

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Nalaga'at Theater Deaf-Blind Acting Ensemble
Not by Bread Alone
Directed by Adina Tal
"A dreamlike, most impressive theatrical reality…
a unique and amazing ensemble of actors"
--Yediot Achronot (Israel)
Eleven deaf and blind actors lead a magical tour through their inner worlds of darkness, silence, and…bread. While the process of making, kneading, and baking dough unfolds on stage, a unique encounter occurs between the actors and the audience. Together, they re-enact vivid and distant memories, recall forgotten dreams and joyful moments, and touch the spark of creation present in every one of us--always returning to bread as a symbol of our longing for a home. From Israel's Nalaga'at Theater (Hebrew for "Please Do Touch")--the world's only deaf-blind performance ensemble of its kind--this acclaimed production is presented in partnership with VSA, the international organization on arts and disability.
Free Explore the Arts Captioned Post-Performance Discussion: March 25

In Hebrew with English supertitles and American Sign Language. In partnership with VSA. 

Recommended for ages 12 and up.

Performance Timing: 1 hour, 40 minutes, with no intermission. 

Part of WORLD STAGES: International Theater Festival 2014


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