Posts Tagged: Black Comedy

Pawns (Noam Gil)

Genre: Black Comedy , Comedy , Psychological Drama , Satire

Pawns is a political satire about characters who imagine themselves in positions of power. Noam, an unemployed academic scholar, gets a job working for a mysterious couple, who demand to treat them as if they were the Prime Minster and the First Lady of Israel. At first, Noam refuses to participate in this ridiculous madness…. Read more

Barabbas (Shay Azoulay)

Genre: Black Comedy , Tragedy

A comic revenge tragedy inspired by Christopher Marlowe’s The Jew of Malta. the play takes place  in the 16th century in a small Italian town where the entire populace, from the chief of police to the whores on the street, follow Machiavelli’s realpolitik teachings. Barabbas is a wealthy Jewish merchant whose entire fortune is confiscated… Read more