Posts Tagged: United States

Benedictus (Motti Lerner)

Genre: Drama , Thriller-Horror

A political thriller that takes place 72 hours before an American attack on the nuclear facilities in Iran. An Israeli arms dealer who was born in Iran tries to rescue his sister from Teheran and offers arms to an Iranian politician, who struggles to postpone the American attack. The play is An Iran-Israel-US collaborationCreated by… Read more

Autumn (Motti Lerner)

Genre: Drama , Psychological Drama

A drama about a doctor who immigrated to pre-state Israel in 1896 to become a farmer. After 30 years he doesn’t feel rooted at home, and wants to begin a new life. He falls in love with his former lover’s daughter, but is caught by his wife and children who kill him to stop the… Read more

Pangs of the Messiah (Motti Lerner)

Genre: Drama

A political drama about the right-wing settlers in the West Bank who oppose the peace treaty between Israel and the Palestinian Authority and blow up the holy mosques in Jerusalem to sabotage it.  

At Night’s End (Motti Lerner)

Genre: Drama

August 2006. Members of a family in Haifa are gathering for the wedding ceremony of their middle son in the midst of the Second Lebanon War. The father and three sons have each served in the army. All of them have been continuously trying to pretend that their war traumas did not affect their life,… Read more

The Murder of Isaac (Motti Lerner)

Genre: Drama , Poetic Drama , Satire Cabaret

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

Paulus (Motti Lerner)

Genre: Drama , Periodical Drama

The surrealistic tragedy of St. Paul the Apostle (6AD – 67AD), an Ultra Orthodox Jew, employed at the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem, who tried to repair the world by creating a Universalist religion based on Jesus’ idea of redemption, and found himself forced to separate from Judaism and to establish a new religion – Christianity…. Read more

The Admission (Motti Lerner)

Genre: Drama

A play about memory and denial in the context of what Israelis call their “War of Independence” and the Palestinians call their “Nakba”. The play is set in Haifa in 1988 AND portrays two families, one Jewish one Palestinian. Some of the families’ members are trying to reveal the events that took place during the… Read more

Best Friends (Anat Gov)

Genre: Comedy

Thirty years of close friendship between Sophie, Tirzah and Lelly come to a painful end. A year later they are forced to meet again for one evening during which their entire relationship is viewed with wit, humor and sadness, love and hate, envy and mutual respect. This is a story of three women who grew… Read more