“The author of Shulamis and a number of other jewish song-plays, has no theoretical knowledge whatsoever and cannot even read music !” – Abraham Goldfaden
Shulamis, or The Well and the Pussycat
after Abraham Goldfaden
Lead Artist: Gil Sperling
November 2 & 3, 2012 at 9:30 pm
at The TMT Lab
Presented by The Brick
October 17 – November 3, 2012
Join us as we celebrate the treasures of yiddish musical theater, the hidden psychosexual meanings of jewish cuisine, the infanticidal wrath of a betrayed maiden, and cats !
Goldfaden’s classic operetta offers hum-along Schlagers such as “Rozhinkes mit mandlen,” mixed with male treachery, bride-snatching and infant mortality.
With: Regina Gibson (soprano), Seth Gilman (baritone), Sara Henry (mezzo-soprano), Yelena Shmulenson (mezzo-soprano), Lidiya Yankovskaya (piano), Jeremy Bloom (accordion), and Maya Shanker (violin)
Director, Projection Designer: Gil Sperling
Musical Director: Lidiya Yankovskaya
Assistant Director: Raymond Blankenhorn
Lighting Designer: Kathleen Purcell