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Everything Is Illuminated

“RIVETING…MASTERFUL…THE JOURNEY AND THE PAYOFF ARE HUGE.” — BROADWAY WORLD

Based on the best-selling, critically acclaimed novel by Jonathan Safran Foer, this stunning stage adaptation tells the story of a young Jewish-American writer (also named Jonathan Safran Foer) who sets out for Ukraine to find the woman who he believes saved his grandfather from the Nazis, and the town they wiped off the map. Jonathan’s tour guides are a pair of flamboyant Ukrainians, a grandfather and grandson with limited English skills and secrets of their own. As they travel into the unknown, along with the dog Sammy Davis Jr., Jr., they meet increasingly surreal characters, both fictional and real, as the past and present merge into an unforgettable journey.

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Starts Nov 9

Three last chances to see DETROIT ‘67! Tonight’s just about sold out, but there are still a handful of tickets left for both shows on Sunday. Don’t miss your chance to see what everyone is taking about! auroratheatre.org | 510.843.4822


From the author of the hit Temptations musical Ain’t Too Proud, and the Obie- award winning Skeleton Crew, comes Detroit ‘67.
Well, we've known she's genius for a while, but now it's official! Dominique Morisseau, the author of DETROIT '67, has just been named one of the MacArthur Foundation's "Genius" Grant Winners. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/04/arts/macarthur-genius-grant-winners-list.html?action=click&module=RelatedCoverage&pgtype=Article Only 5 more chances to see DETROIT '67 at Aurora -- don't miss yours! auroratheatre.org | 510.843.4822


The newest group of 25 MacArthur Fellows has been announced. The honor comes with an award of $625,000.

@AuroraTheatreCo Thank you, Lily! LEAPING MAN for EUREKA DAY! https://twitter.com/LilyJaniak/status/988126602109202438

@AuroraTheatreCo Hey! It looks like Sun, 7pm (3/25) is the best time to grab those $20 RUSH TIX for A NUMBER this week. Come see us 30 minutes before showtime! http://www.auroratheatre.org/a-number

@AuroraTheatreCo A NUMBER clones itself again tonight! We're sold out, but RUSH TIX available at the door for only $20! http://www.auroratheatre.org/discounts