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Everything Is Illuminated

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About the Show Less...

The search for his past enlightens a young Jewish New Yorker to the nature of remembrance and the meaning of friendship. Read More >

With only a faded photo and the name of a village which doesn’t appear to exist, a young Jewish New Yorker arrives in the Ukraine t search for the woman that saved his grandfather during the Second World War. His search is aided by a translator with a unique grasp of English, a selectively deaf and blind driver and a deranged dog. As their journey takes them into unknown land so their histories begin to overlap and they encounter powerful revelations about the nature of remembrance, the meaning of friendship and the perilous secrets that exist where the past meets the present.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 14/09/2006

Opening Night: 19/09/2006

Closing Night: 14/10/2006

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Cast & Creative


Director - Rachel O'Riordan

Producer - Hampstead Theatre with Suzanna Rosenthal Ltd and Kelly Ashton in association with TEG productions ltd

Designer - Anthony Lamble

Sound - Gregory Clarke

Author - Based on the novel by Jonathan Safran Foer

About Hampstead Theatre

Eton Avenue, Swiss Cottage, London NW3 3EU

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