Zalmen or the madness of God


A play by Elie Wiesel

Directed by Guila Clara Kessous

Heather Simon

Heather Simon is a freelance translator living in Paris. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Art History and French from New York University. In 2008 she moved to Paris to study at New York University in France for her Masters in French Language and Civilization with a concentration in translation. Heather wrote her Master’s thesis on “How Historical Actuality Influenced the Translations of Zola’s Germinal during the 20th Century.” She is currently working on the translation of Les Hémisphères de Magdebourg by Bertrand de la Peine, a Da Vinci Code for the thinking man, which was accepted at the University of Michigan Graduate Student Translation Conference last year. When not translating she is busy working at New York University’s study abroad program as an academic advisor.



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