2018-19 Season
April 11–28, 2019

Everything is Illuminated

Jonathan Safran Foer’s novel adapted by Simon Block

Directed by Jonathan Fox

The play features wit and irony, tenderness and brutality, comedy and, naturally, deep, personal and sweeping tragedy…Powerful theater, again, thanks to ETC.

- Judith Smith-Meyer for Noozhawk

About Everything is Illuminated

Jonathan, a young Jewish-American writer, travels to Ukraine to seek out the woman who may have saved his grandfather from the Nazis. He hires Alex, a young Ukrainian tour guide who takes him on a hilarious road trip in search of the woman’s village. Along the way, they confront haunting memories as Jonathan and Alex’s histories become entwined. The Southern California premiere of a stunning adaptation of the beloved novel. [For mature audiences]

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