This new play with dance and music is a surprising family saga spanning 90 years and several continents. More…
At the center of the story is the bond between Hyman and his mother, Sara, a strong-willed, very funny, and deeply romantic Russian-Jewish woman with a colorful and mysterious past. The story touches on the mysteries of Istanbul, a forbidden WWII wartime romance, a gay boy growing up in the 1960s in a family of immigrants in West L.A., Romani dances, Greta Garbo’s face, dancing till dawn in Hollywood, and the enduring power of lost love.
See it if A sincere dance-based, almost experimental theatrical event telling a life's story. Exquisitely and exactly staged. Intimate and refreshing.
Don't see it if looking for a huge brassy production.