An Afternoon of Storytelling in Celebration of JTB’s 18th Chai Year*
*Chai (חי) is the Hebrew word for Life, a popular symbol linked to the number 18. The word consists of two Hebrew letters – chet (ח) and yud (י), which represent the numeric values of 8 and 10.
Each storyteller will connect to the theme of “Chai” (Life) in some way.
Our star-studded storytelling team includes:
- Malcolm Abrams
- Malcolm Dalglish
- Krista Detor
- Gladys DeVane
- Richard Fish
- Sylvia McNair
- Francesca Sobrer
This event will be complemented by an array of lavish appetizers and surprises!
3:00-3:20 pm Pre-show music by Bloomington accordionist Svetla Vladeva
3:20-4:20 pm Storytelling
4:20-5:00 pm Post-show appetizer and dessert buffet, mingling with storytellers
Master of Ceremonies will be Darrell Ann Stone.
Chai Art opportunity with art for sale created especially for JTB on the Chai theme by Bloomington Judaic artist, Jackie Olenick.
Chai is 18 and October 18th is the birthday of JTB’s founder and producing artistic director, Audrey Heller! Celebrate her wisdom and perseverance bringing great theatre to our community for 18 years. Please donate $18 (or more!) that will also help ensure the future of JTB.
Story is one of the most powerful tools available for building human connection, empathy and understanding across differences.
Can you imagine how exciting it will be having all of these well-known performers in one event?!
Buy your tickets now! We hope to see you there!