Somewhere Very Far Away

 “Somewhere Very Far Away:  Stories from Honey On The Page” 

Isaac Lichtenstein, illustrator, A moid mit a Tzepel Faruch an epl, by H. Gold 1941

Edited and Translated by Miriam Udel

Adapted and Directed by Laura Ferri

Cast:  Maia Brown, Laura Ferri, David S. Klein, Isaac Levin-Delson, & Shellie Shulkin

Musicians:  Carl Shutoff & Laurie Andres of The Kesselgarden Klezmer Duo; Stefani Brendler, Maia Brown, & Hannah Hamavid of Brivele

Sound Design and Audio Engineering by Robertson Witmer 

This heartwarming and humorous production features material from Miriam Udel’s delightful treasury of Yiddish Children’s Literature along with spirited music from The Kesselgarden Klezmer Duo and Brivele and enchanting sound design by Robertson Witmer. The presentation includes the following stories and poems that journey from the Old World to the New:  “Where Stories Come From,” “A Sabbath in the Forest,” “A Boy and His Samovar,” “A Deal is a Deal,” “The Teacher,” and “That’s Shprintse!” from An Unusual Girl from Brooklyn.  This audio celebration is perfect for families and friends to enjoy together and for individuals seeking joyful voices from a time as complex as our own!

Notes from Somewhere: Comments from Miriam Udel

For further information on Miriam Udel’s work.

Funding for Tales of the Alchemysts Theatre was made possible, in part, by a grant from The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle.

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