What's On

Shabbat Dinner by Jessica Bellamy

By Jessica Bellamy
10-15 September at Griffin Theatre Company

A celebration of food, family and feminism that will stay with you long after you’ve left the theatre.

In Jewish tradition, a new day begins in the evening. That is why Shabbat, the day of rest, is welcomed at sundown. You’re invited to the Bellamy family dining table, set with their finest glassware and a few charmingly mismatched spoons. In this unique (and not so traditional) dinner-turned-performance, the rituals and customs of a Shabbat dinner are recreated. Bread is broken. Family stories are offered. As the night unfolds, a community is built and then dismantled. Written by award-winning playwright Jessica BellamyShabbat Dinner weaves together poetic storytelling, live music and Bellamy’s best attempt at rekindling the taste of her Baba’s borscht. 

‘A powerful, universal tale of love, loss and the hardship that people, and women in particular, must still endure worldwide.’ ★★★★ – ArtsHub

Director Anthony Skuse
Producers Brent Davidson & Jessica Bellamy
With Jessica Bellamy, Kirsty Marillier, Olivia Stambouliah

Supported and developed by Rock Surfers Theatre Co. and Playwriting Australia 

10 – 15 September

Performance Times
Monday – Friday 7pm


Book tickets: http://griffintheatre.com.au/whats-on/shabbat-dinner/ 



Event details

Venue: SBW Stables Theatre, 10 Nimrod St, Kings Cross
Bookings: Box Office This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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