In Every Generation

Showing: May 26 - June 19, 2022
Where: Lyceum Space

San Diego Repertory Theatre presents
A National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere
IN EVERY GENERATION

By Ali Viterbi
Directed by Todd Salovey and Emily Moler

One family. One holiday. Four millennia. 

The Levi-Katz family celebrates Passover again and again—1416 BCE, 1954, 2019 and 2050 to be exact! While the time, location, and language changes, the traditions stay the same. Over matzah ball soup and (vegan) brisket, this close-knit clan contends with questions of race, religion, and inter-generational trauma.

The present echoes the past—and the past the present—as the family repeatedly reenacts the exodus from Egypt, each time asking themselves: must we define ourselves through trauma? Will we ever be free? And why is this night different from all other nights?

Written by San Diegan Ali Viterbi, In Every Generation has already received several awards, including the 2019 National Jewish Playwriting Contest and two Kennedy Center awards in 2020. The highly-anticipated world premiere of this enthralling and touching family saga is not to be missed.
 

"Tender and honest… Ali Viterbi has spread her wings and is soaring.”
San Diego Jewish World

"…not only a very human family saga, but also a timely warning about the choices that American Jews face in the present moment."
Howard Shalwaltz, Founding Artistic Director, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
 


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Duration
Approx. 2hrs including one 15 min intermission. Subject to change.

Content
This play includes adult themes and some strong language. We understand sensitivities vary from person to person. If you have any questions about content, age-appropriateness or stage effects, please get in touch with our Box Office at boxoffice@sdrep.org or 619.544.1000 and we’ll be happy to give you more info.


Sensory Friendly Guide 
Be sure to visit sdrep.org/sfguide for a sensory friendly guide to visiting the theatre (with accessiblity descriptions).


In Every Generation is proudly supported by:
DYLAN JACOBS AND MIKAYLA WILSON, LEICHTAG FOUNDATION, THE LEON EMBRY AND MARGO HEBALD FUND FOR NEW AMERICAN PLAYS, LEN HIRSCH
In Every Generation is first produced as a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere by Victory Gardens Theater (IL), San Diego Repertory Theatre (CA), and Olney Theatre Center (MD). For more information, please visit nnpn.orgIn Every Generation was developed with the support of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the National New Play Network, The Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival at San Diego Repertory Theatre and Gabrielle Hoyt.

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