September 11-October 6, 2019

Jonathan treks to Ukraine to uncover the truth of a family legend—what happened to the woman who saved his grandfather from the Nazis? With the help of Alex, his less-than-fluent translator, and Alex’s grandfather, Jonathan’s journey leads him back in time and deep into his own imagination. The trio squabbles and struggles to understand each other and where they’re headed, but their quixotic search brings a vision of the past to vibrant, terrible, charming life before our eyes.


Shanna AllmanBrod/Ensemble
Susanna BurneyLista/Ensemble
Sean Lally*Jonathan/Ensemble
Peter SakowiczAlex/Ensemble
Michael Winters*Grandfather/Ensemble
Michael OwcharukMusic Director/Composer/Piano
Jordan VoelkerViolin/Viola



Josh AasengAdapter/Director
Michael OwcharukMusic Director/Composer/Musician
Shannon LoysPuppetry and Projections Designer
Catherine CornellScenic Designer
Andrew D. SmithLighting Designer
Chih-Hung ShaoAssistant Lighting Designer
Chelsea CookCostume Designer
Natalie ShihAssistant Costume Designer
Dominic CodyKramersSound Designer
Cedric WrightProperties Designer
Nina Trotto*Stage Manager
Darian ClogstonAssistant Stage Manager
Quinn ChaseProduction Assistant
Zane ExactlyPuppetry Consultant
Sally OlloveDramaturg
Marianna de FazioDialect Coach
Dan SchuyProduction Manager
Benjamin RadinTechnical Director
Charlie MinshallAssistant Technical Director
Shelby ChooMaster Carpenter
Jessica ChristensenScenic Charge Artist/Prop Master
Danny HerterMaster Electrician/Board Operator
Derek JonesSound Engineer/Board Operator
Anna BowenDresser/Wardrobe

This play is performed through arrangement with Aragi, Inc. for Jonathan Safran Foer. All rights reserved.

Illustration by J. James art & design

*Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States


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