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Daughter of the Wicked


Stage II

Apr 15 – May 14

Previews begin Sat Apr 15, 2023

Opening Night: Thu Apr 20, 2023



Wed – Fri | 7:30pm
Sat | 2 & 7:30pm
Sun | 3pm

“Storytelling at its finest!”
LA Arts Online

“A fascinating and mystical journey!”
The Isralei Weekly

Daughter of the Wicked tells the story of Shanit Keter Schwartz returning to her homeland in search of her missing sister, who was taken during the Yemenite Missing Children Affair.

She looks back at her upbringing as a Yemenite Jewish girl in the newly formed country of Israel, paying special tribute to her Kabbalistic mystical Rabbi father, as she comes to terms with her tumultuous past.

This riveting new play features an original soundscape of authentic Yemenite tin drums and flutes composed by Israeli composer Lilo Fedida to transport audiences from the sands of Yemen to the tin huts of the Israeli settlement camps to life in the projects.

Nine-time Oscar Nominee and Grammy Award winner James Newton Howard's cello composition will support the Kabbalistic texts that guide us through the story.

Written and Performed by Shanit Keter Schwartz
Directed by Zeke Rettman
Original Music by James Newton Howard
Yemenite Theme Music Lilo Fedida
Choreography Katie Coleman
Media and Sound Design Fritz Davis
Lighting Design Daisy Long
Resident Director Ella Jane New
Stage Manager Allison Goldhammer
Production Manager Chris Luner
Marketing Katie Rosin/Kampfire
Press DD PR

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