Hold Me, Heal Me
January 12-31, 2014
Listen to Hold Me, Heal Me (Abridged) on the JWT Podcast
How kindness comforts us even in our most broken moments. This evening of stories, poems, plays and songs will make you laugh, cry, and remember how acts of kindness impact your life.
Underwritten by generous donations from Gail Solo, in dedication to Dr. Edith Eger, and Gladys & David Layne
Produced by Ronda Spinak
Assistant Producer: Barbara Koletsky
Directed by Eve Brandstein
Dramaturge Lisa Rosenbaum
Associate Producers: Susie Yure´ and Rose Ziff
Welcome ~ Ronda Spinak, JWT Artistic Director
Janis Nelson, JWT Board Chair
Written by Arla Sorkin Manson. Performed by Kate Zentall, Sean Topps, and Lisa Cirincione.
Drinks Before Flight
Written by Lisa Kenner Grissom. Performed by Lisa Cirincione and Sean Topps.
The Infected Finger
Written by Leah Kornfeld Friedman. Performed by Kate Zentall.
The Shabbos Goy
Written by Joanne Verdino. Performed by Lisa Cirincione.
In the Dark Silence
Music and Lyrics by Michele Brourman. Performed by Michele Brourman or Lisa Cirincione.
Written and performed by Annie Korzen.
A Balm in Beverly Hills
Written by Faye Sholiton. Performed by Kate Zentall and Sean Topps.
A Dance, A Piece of Bread, and a Life
Words by Dr. Edith Eger. Adapted by Ronda Spinak. Performed by Lisa Cirincione and Annie Korzen.
Written by Anna Belle Kaufman. Performed by Kate Zentall.
Written by Naomi Shihab Nye. Performed by the Ensemble.
Eve Brandstein directing rehearsal
Artistic Director Ronda Spinak and performer Annie Korzen share a quiet moment before the show
Susie Yure´and Board member Patty Linden at check in
One of the underwriters of Hold Me, Heal Me, David and Gladys Layne, enjoy the program prior to the show
Literary Manager and food stylist Suzanna Kaplan