Backborn by Andras Visky
Based on Imre Kertesz' Kaddish for an Unborn Child, this play expores what happens to humanity after WWII and release from the concentration camps. Scenic design by David Leugs, Costume design by Amanda Ytzen, Lighting design by Steve Hiben
Waiting for the tenth for prayer
He writes his story of holocaust in order to understand his existence and suffering
When the boy reaches for the food, the man stabs him in the hand with a fork, a violent PTSD reaction to encampment
As he searches, the worshippers create the images of his text behind him.
The man dreams of Western philosophy coming to haunt him.
The family reenacts a massacre at Shabbas behind the man
Asking God for deliverance...seeking a voice to help him.
He finds that he can no longer love.