“People love these stories because they
use humor to expose basic human urges like greed, pride, and jealousy.
Some of the tales are solely for amusement - others have a sly moral.
Harris, Artistic Director
of Djoha: Trickster in Two Worlds weaves together music,
dance, shadow puppetry, and theater with a humorous, uncanny look
at a folkloric figure shared by Arabic and Jewish communities throughout
North Africa, the Balkans, and the Middle East.
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