19:30, Tue 15th March 2005 - Sat 26th March 2005 at Corpus Playroom
Lent Week 8 to Week 9
Khonon is a brilliant scholar in nineteenth-century Eastern Europe. He’s in love with Leah, the daughter of Sender, and she with him, but Sender won’t consent to the match. Khonon delves deeper and deeper into Jewish mysticism in order to force Sender to allow them to wed, but Sender still betroths her to someone else. Khonon wastes away and becomes a dybbuk, a wandering soul who can neither rest nor ascend to paradise. His soul in dire need of a harbour, Khonon possesses Leah. This is an unusual and compelling play, in its first-ever Cambridge production. Not to be missed!