Posts Tagged: Russian

Singles (Hanoch Levin)

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Under the Skin (Yonatan Calderon)

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Tel Aviv, During the Gulf War. A young German journalist knocks on the door of a Holocaust survivor and questions her about a secret love affair that took place between a Nazi officer and a Jewish prisoner. Over one stormy night, the ghosts of the past, family secrets and questions of morality and love are… Read more

The Orchard (Yosef Bar-Yosef)

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Ida, a Russian ballet teacher, steps into the beautiful orchard of Menashe Sirkman, an embittered widower. The orchard – full of fragrances and beauty – reminds her of romantic dreams she had long forgotten after her immigration to Israel. The delicate, unexpected love story between Ida and Menashe arouses the jealousy of his wicked brother… Read more

Requiem (Hanoch Levin)

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Weininger’s Night (Joshua Sobol)

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A 23 years old jewish Genius from Vien (Otto Weininger) publishes a book against women and jews. He converts to Christianity and, discouraged from Zionism, commits a suicide.

Hard Love (Motti Lerner)

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A play about a secular writer and his ultra-Orthodox ex-wife who are trying to re-marry after twenty years of divorce, but discover that they have changed so much that living together is impossible.

And the Rat Laughed (Nava Semel)

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And the Rat Laughed is an original opera in Hebrew based on Nava Semel’s accliamed novel from 2001. The music was composed by Israeli comopser Ella Milch-Sheriff. This novel dealing with the horrors of the Holocaust and the influence of this harrowing chapter of human history was highly praised for its courage in employing original… Read more