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Date: 10 November 2022 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Venue: Leah Posluns Theatre, Sheff Family Building, Prosserman JCC Sherman Campus 4588 Bathurst Street Toronto, ON M2R 1W6

Join the Holocaust Education Centre and the Ashkenaz Foundation on November 10 at 7:30pm for Lenka Lichtenberg’s Thieves of Dreams: Songs of Theresienstadt's Secret Poetess. Join us during Holocaust Education Week for a beautiful, multi-media theatrical concert.

Award-winning performer Lenka Lichtenberg grew up unaware of her grandmother's talent until she discovered a treasure among her late mother’s possessions: two worn notebooks filled with poems that her grandmother, Anna Hana, wrote between 1940-1945, before and during her incarceration in the Theresienstadt concentration camp. Lichtenberg put these powerful words to music resulting in this beautiful, multi-media theatrical concert which has risen to the top of the European World Music Radio charts.

This project is about women. Creative, strong, breaking social taboos, and in some ways... invisible.

Created by award-winning musician, producer and composer Lenka Lichtenberg with Milli JanatkováJessica Deutsch and others. Directed by Leah Cherniak. Performed by Lenka Lichtenberg (vocals, keyboards, harmonium); Aviva Chernick (vocals, narration); Jessica Deutsch (violin, bass, musical director); Auri Fell (vocals, ukulele, saxophone); and Fern Lindzon (piano, vocals). Visuals by Lumír Hladík.

Learn More & Register: www.holocaustcentre.com/hew/hew-2022/thieves-of-dreams

Co-presented by the Holocaust Education Centre and the Ashkenaz Foundation. In association with Congregation Darchei Noam and the Consulate General of the Czech Republic.