Zalmen or the madness of God


A play by Elie Wiesel

Directed by Guila Clara Kessous

Yavni Bar-Yam

Yavni Bar-Yam is an actor, scientist, and artist. He was most recently seen on the stage as a "misery" in the ART/MIT Media Lab US premier of Death and the Powers: the Robots' Opera. Other Boston acting credits include The Visit with Chelsea TheaterWorks and Richard III with the Actors' Shakespeare Project. New York appearances include Mr. Peachum in Václav Havel's Beggar's Opera at the Miller Theater. As a puppeteer, his most recent creation was a puppet accompaniment to the song cycle Ayre, by composer Osvaldo Golijov


Guila Clara Kessous

Assistant Director

Kathryn Kozlark

Graphic Designer

Samuel Bak


Roberto Mighty


Heather Simon

make up wig designer

Lenna Kaleva

Puppet creator and coach

Yavni Bar-Yam

Props Manager

Kaitlan Hannan

Costumes & Props

Devorah Oxman

Casting & PR

Dan Yonah Ben-Dror Marshall

Poster Designer

Zachary Bos


Edwin Geist


Tristan Govignon

Seacia Pavao