SD REP Presents 17th Annual Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival 5/30-6/1

San Diego REPertory Theatre is excited to present the 17th Annual Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival: A Joyous Celebration of Art and Soul. Directed by the REP's Associate Artistic Director Todd Salovey, this year's festival will be held May 30 - June 21, 2010 and celebrates the richness of Jewish culture through theatre, music, dance and visual arts. This year's festival, sponsored by the San Diego REPertory Theatre with 18 community co-sponsors, will feature FOUR WORLD PREMIERES including selections of a new dance/musical about the life and loves of Marc Chagall, featuring a first-ever collaboration between Malashock Dance and Klezmer/World Music Expert Yale Strom. Musical highlights include Tango with a Jewish Flavor and top Israeli band, Moshav.

The 17th Annual Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival: A Joyous Celebration of Art and Soul
When: May 29-June 21, 2010
Where: The Lyceum Theatre, North Coast Repertory Theatre, The Encinitas Branch Library, The Vista Branch Library
Tickets: $18-25
Lyceum Box Office: (619) 544-1000
North Coast Rep: (858) 481-1055
Two shows $2 off, three shows $3 off (except for North Coast Rep play readings)
Festival passes for all San Diego REPertory Theatre events only $60!

Teatro Punto y Coma: The Show Across the Street
A world premiere Jewish comedy (in English)
June 2 , Wednesday @ 7:30pm
June 3, Thursday @ 7:30pm
June 5, Saturday @ 8:45pm
June 6, Sunday @ 5:00pm
Lyceum Space
Teatro Punto y Coma's presents its hilarious new comedy The Show Across The Street. A Jewish Mexican American Theatre troupe creates the sequel to Fiddler on the Roof! Featuring original music, dance, video and the classic Teatro Punto Y Coma style, written and directed by Robert Moutal based on a story by Pepe Stepensky. Starring: Yigal Adato, Mari Pili Becerra, Jaya Fux, Aida Masliah, Salo Maya and Robert Moutal, with choreography by Dalia Feldman. Artistic Director David Chait.
Sponsored by the Ken Jewish Community
Tickets: $20

Surround Event: Thursday, June 3, 6:30pm
Lyceum Lobby
Founding artistic directors Pepe Stepensky, and David Chait and writer/director Robert
Moutal, discuss the 20-year history of Teatro Punto Y Coma, and the making of The Show Across The Street.

Moshav Band in Concert
June 7, Monday @ 7:30pm
Lyceum Stage
The Festival rocks with the soulful groove of one hot Jewish band: Moshav. Raised in Israel on Moshav Meor Modi'im, Yehuda, Yosef, and Duvid Solomon have rocked since childhood. Beautiful music and stage charisma have built Moshav a following across the U.S. Influences from Carlebach to Van Morrison, their music inspires and soars. Sponsored by Soille San Diego
Hebrew Day School, Young Israel of San Diego, United Jewish Federation Israel Center, and
A Culture of Peace
Tickets: $20 | With dessert reception: $25

Surround Event: Monday, June 7 @ 6:30pm
Lyceum Lobby
Meet the new UJF Israel Center Director Shlicha, Shoshi Bogoch. Shoshi was sent to engage the community to Israel. She will speak about the Israel Center, growing up in Jerusalem, and opportunities for San Diegans of all ages to enjoy Israel.

Malashock Dance with Yale Strom: Chagall
A world premiere dance/musical with live music
June 10, Thursday @ 7:30pm
June 12, Saturday @ 8:45pm
June 13, Sunday @ 7:30pm
Lyceum Space
"In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love." -Marc Chagall
Marc Chagall's life, loves, and stunning images are the heart of a brand new dance/musical. John Malashock's evocative choreography touches the heart and awakens the senses. Yale Strom is a masterful composer of Eastern European folk music of the soul. This program features a short concert by Yale Strom and Hot P'Stromi, followed by an encore performance
of Strom/Malashock's popular Tribes. In a world premiere, Strom and Malashock will then present three sections of their dance/musical, Chagall, an evocative telling of the artist's changing loves and styles.
Tickets: $25 | Students: $15
Producing Partner: Jordan Ressler
Charitable Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego

Surround Event: June 10, post-show
Lyceum Lobby
Dancer, choreographer, and San Diego treasure
John Malashock will be joined by one of the world's leading experts on Jewish folk music- musician, composer, author, and filmmaker Yale Strom-to talk about Marc Chagall's life and
their magical new musical.

Women of Valor 2010
June 13, Sunday @ 2:00pm
Lyceum Space
"A woman of valor, who shall find?" Festival Director Todd Salovey, Ali Viterbi and Leah Salovey re-unite to create a brand new exploration of the strength and vision of San Diego Jewish women. This world premiere play tells the uplifting story of six remarkable San
Diego women and includes poetry, music, images and a treasure trove of love. All proceeds will benefit the three Jewish high schools of San Diego.
Sponsored by and benefiting: Torah High School of San Diego, San Diego Jewish Academy, Southern California Yeshiva-SCY High
Tickets: $18 | Sponsors: $180

The 10th Annual Klezmer Summit: Jewish Tango + Klezmer + Free Knishes!
June 21, Monday @ 7:30pm
Lyceum Stage
The city's most exciting Klezmer concert returns with heart stopping tango to a Jewish beat. Join top musicians Camarada with exotic Jewish-flavored tango from South America and
Europe. Live tango dancers and thrilling vocals bring tango with a Yiddish twist. Closing
the program will be festival favorite Yale Strom and Hot P'stromi with originals and Klezmer classics drawn from his extensive travels across Eastern Europe. FREE KOSHER KNISHES for all!
Tickets: $18

Two Free Library Concerts
Sunday, May 30
Alexander Gourevitch and Freilachs- popular klezmer clarinetist. Alexaxander Gourevitch was trained in Russia, plays for Orquesta de Baja California and expresses his musical soul with his entire body! Come to the library for a free concert! Alexander's clarinet will make you dance with joy.
1:30pm-Encinitas Branch Library
540 Cornish Drive, Encinitas, CA
3:30pm-Vista Branch Library
700 Eucalyptus Ave., Vista, CA

North Coast Rep: Jewish Play Readings
The Immigrant
By Mark Harelik and Randal Myler
June 14, Monday @ 7:30pm
Mark Harelik stars in a staged reading; the uplifting story of his family's Jewish roots in Texas. A funny and heartfelt story of an immigrant who settles in a small town as its only Jew. Post-show discussion with playwright Mark Harelik.
Tickets: $20

Mandate Memories
By Lionel Goldstein
June 15, Tuesday @ 7:30pm.
A stirring portrait of Israel's tumultuous founding is revealed when Gustav Frolich, an eighty-year-old Israeli survivor of the camps visits Jane Stirling, 62-once widowed, once divorced-in a small English town. Their mysterious connection forged post-British Mandate reveals a conflict and a secret. Post-show discussion with playwright Lionel Goldstein.
Tickets: $20

Community Co-Sponsors
A Culture of Peace
Ken Jewish Community
Leichtag Family Foundation
Lipinsky Family Foundation
Malashock Dance
North Coast Repertory Theatre
Old Globe Theatre
Jordan Ressler Charitable Fund of the
Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego
San Diego County Library
San Diego Jewish Academy
Seacrest Village
Soille San Diego Hebrew Day School
Southern California Yeshivah High School
-SCY High
Teatro Punto Y Coma
Torah High School of San Diego
United Jewish Federation Jewish Center
Young Israel of San Diego

The REP's box office is open Tuesday through Sunday from 12pm-6pm on non-performance days and 12pm until curtain on performance days. Groups of 10 or more can purchase tickets at a discounted rate. For more information, please see our website at Find out more about San Diego REPertory Theatre On Facebook ( and on Twitter (@SanDiegoREP)


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