Posts Tagged: Poetic Drama

Exile in Jerusaelm (Motti Lerner)

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A drama based on the last five years of the life of the great German-Jewish poetess Else Lasker Schuller, who fled from Nazi Germany in 1933 and found refuge in Jerusalem where, in spite of her greatness, she died isolated and forgotten.  

A Momentary Kingdom (Motti Lerner)

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 “Momentary Kingdom” is a play about the life in exile of the German-Jewish poet Heinrich Heine. From the time he began writing he was persecuted by the King of Prussia for his criticism of the Prussian regime. In 1831 he was forced to flee Germany and find refuge in Paris. The King of Prussia continued… Read more

The Murder of Isaac (Motti Lerner)

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A play about the assassination of Yitzhak (Isaac) Rabin, Israel’s former prime minister following his peace negotiations with the Palestinians. The play is an enactment of the assassiantion as perfromed by 12 inmates, suffering accute PTSD in a mental hospital in israel, exploring the infrastructure of Israeli society in an attempt to present the deep… Read more