Theatre dybbuk returns to UCI for a fully staged performance of The Merchant of Venice (Annotated), or In Sooth I Know Not Why I Am So Sad. Written and directed by Aaron Henne, this provocative theater piece uses contemporary and early modern texts and music to blend Shakespeare, history, and contemporary social discourse to explore prejudice + antisemitism today.

The run time is approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes, including one 15 minute intermission. Generally suitable for ages 14 and up. 

Free to students (with code UCIstudent2024); general admission $10.
Tickets available here: https://form.jotform.com/233477167842162

Refreshments with kosher options will be served outdoors during intermission. Space is wheelchair accessible, and parking is available. Details regarding access and directions to the theater will be sent 48 hours prior to the show date.

To learn more about theatre dybbuk or the play click here

Co-sponsored by the Jewish Community Foundation Orange County’s Weissman Arts, UCI New Swan Shakespeare Center, and the ADL. Funding for the Weissman Arts Program is made possible by a generous legacy gift from the Albert Weissman & Rhoda Yvette Weissman Endowment Fund at Jewish Community Foundation Orange County.