WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
The American Sephardi Federation presents The Merchant of Venice
This Merchant of Venice production will adapted into a sephardi style featuring Jewish ladino music of the era. It's a world premiere adaptation.
When they were living in Spain and Portugal, Sephardi Jews were playing Ladinos music (language mixed of Spanish and Hebrew) before they were chased by the Spanish Inquisition and had to flee to Middle Eastern countries such as Morocco, Tunisia..etc.