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Everything Is Illuminated

“RIVETING…MASTERFUL…THE JOURNEY AND THE PAYOFF ARE HUGE.” — BROADWAY WORLD

Based on the best-selling, critically acclaimed novel by Jonathan Safran Foer, this stunning stage adaptation tells the story of a young Jewish-American writer (also named Jonathan Safran Foer) who sets out for Ukraine to find the woman who he believes saved his grandfather from the Nazis, and the town they wiped off the map. Jonathan’s tour guides are a pair of flamboyant Ukrainians, a grandfather and grandson with limited English skills and secrets of their own. As they travel into the unknown, along with the dog Sammy Davis Jr., Jr., they meet increasingly surreal characters, both fictional and real, as the past and present merge into an unforgettable journey.

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“What I intended to do was find out about my family and find out about myself, and then somehow express what I found out. So...in a way I ended up somewhere other than where I was trying to end up. And, I became very lucky.” -- Jonathan Safran Foer about writing Everything Is Illuminated Actor Jeremy Kahn will play Jonathan in Aurora Theatre Company's production of #EverythingIsIlluminated, starting November 9th! Get your tickets NOW: www.auroratheatre.org or 510.843.4822 #AuroraTheatreCompany #ThinkDeeperLaughLouder


Novelist Jonathan Safran Foer shares his first book, "Everything is Illuminated," a fictional story born of his real-life travels to find the woman who saved...
Starts Nov 9

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From the author of the hit Temptations musical Ain’t Too Proud, and the Obie- award winning Skeleton Crew, comes Detroit ‘67.

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