Zalmen or the madness of God


A play by Elie Wiesel

Directed by Guila Clara Kessous

Lenna Kaleva

Lenna Kaleva (Makeup/Wig Designer), retired from the College Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati (Ohio) in 1999 after 26 years of distinguished service. During those years she educated scores of young people to go on to become professionals in theatre and film.   Ms. Kaleva has participated in over a hundred productions of all genres. The first part of her career was spent in film during her 20year tenure with Mosfilm Studio/Moscow, Russia.  The highlights of free-lance work are: the cult movie of 80’s “Liquid Sky”, three summer seasons “The Utah Shakespearean Festival”, three seasons of students’ “Summer Opera” in Lucca/Italy. Her last credit is Contributing Artist for the Ninth Edition of Stage Makeup by Richard Corson.  Now she lives in Boston, enjoying life and company of her daughter’s family and friends.



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