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Wedding Bard, Calgary, Canada, Jun 10

"The Wedding Bard"
w/Alan Merovitz and KlezMerovitz

An interactive, theatrical show for all ages
Fundraiser for Inn from the Cold

Saturday, June 10, 2006
7:00-10:30 PM
Temple B’nai Tikvah Social Hall
900 ­ 47th Avenue SW

Wedding celebration: 7:00 to 8:30 pm
Dessert and dancing: 8:30 to 10:30 pm

• Join us and experience an 18th Century eastern European Jewish wedding, with actor/singer Allan Merovitz as Der Badchan (Wedding Master of Ceremonies), Ann Kyle, folk dance leader, the live music of KlezMerovitz and, you, the audience members as the wedding party and guests

• Laugh out loud and cry into your handkerchiefs as we explore marriage, tradition, celebration and community

• Jewish folk dance workshop included in the ticket price: Thursday, June 8, at B’nai Tikvah, 7:15 to meet and greet, 7:30- 8:30pm to learn a few dances.

Tickets : $40 adults $20 6-18 yrs or low income free < 6 yrs
For tickets, call Eric 701-1796

“Wedding gifts” available for purchase at event
All gift proceeds to Inn from the Cold

Co-sponsored by
Temple B’nai Tikvah and the Unitarian Church of Calgary

Ancient Jewish wedding marries theatre and social justice
A multifaith project supporting the homeless in Calgary

Come celebrate a traditional 18th century eastern European Jewish
wedding with acclaimed actor and singer Allan Merovitz performing his
interactive play, The Wedding Bard.

An all-ages show, The Wedding Bard features live music by the
KlezMerovitz trio accompanying Juno and Dora nominee Allan Merovitz as
he takes an audience through the rites and celebrations of a
traditional Jewish wedding with humour, Talmudic wisdom, stories and

The bride, groom, and other members of the wedding party are drawn
from the audience. Everyone will dance, laugh, sing and debate
together as the party makes its way through the stages of the
traditional wedding ceremony, from the veiling of the bride to the
crushing of the glass by the bridegroom. The show concludes with
dessert and dancing to the infectious music of KlezMerovitz.

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