About This Show

The 12th Annual Festival will feature music, dance, theatre and speakers from around the world, celebrating the diversity of the Jewish diaspora through art and performance.


A Very Jewish King by Allan Havis

The leading actor of the Yiddish Theatre, a loving father, passes his legacy to his three daughters.

Wednesday, June 1, 7:30PM

Lyceum Space

$15.00 General, $12.00 Students/Seniors/Groups

Jewish Tango Cabaret,

Sunday, June 5, 7PM

Lyceum Space

Dance and song tell the story of Jewish tango in Europe, Argentina and Israel. Performed by Argentinean artists in Yiddish, Hebrew, and Spanish; featuring the talented dancers of Tango For Three and Argentinian cantor Israel Ghelman.

$18.00 General, $15.00 Students/Groups

Yiske Labushnik: A Fiddler’s Travels by Yale Strom

Monday, June 6 & Tuesday, June 7 at 7PM

North Coast Repertory Theatre, Solana Beach

A newly revised version of Yale’s dramatic story of a klezmer musician on the run in Eastern Europe; told with live music, singing, and stories collected from actual city archive Memorial Books in Eastern Europe – also a winner of the prestigious National Foundation for Jewish Culture new play commission.

Too Jewish – A Mensch and His Musical

Conceived, written and performed by Avi Hoffman

Wednesday, June 8, 7:30PM

Lyceum Space

Winner, OVATION Award, Best Actor in a Musical

A musical celebration of Jewish culture and identity, over 2000 performances nationwide.

$22.00 General, $19.00 Groups

Eugene Ugorksi in Concert

Thursday, June 9th, 7:30PM

First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego (4190 Front St.)

Now 15, violin prodigy Eugene Ugorski made his professional debut at 8 and has performed with over 65 orchestras around the world.

$18.00 General, $15.00 Students /Groups

Jewish Idols? A Showcase for Talented S.D. Jewish Youth

Sunday, June 12, 2PM

Lyceum Space

A showcase of the next generation of Jewish stars!

$18.00 General, $15.00 Seniors/Groups, $12.00 Students

The 5th Annual Klezmer Summit

Monday, June 20, 7:30PM

Lyceum Stage

The year’s most exciting Klezmer Extravaganza. Don’t wait.

$22.00 General, $19.00 Students/Groups

Show Details

Dates: Opening Night: June 1, 2005 Final Performance: June 20, 2005

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