short play by Raanan Paz
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A short play by Raanan Paz
The play ‘Blissful’ was written for 14/48 festival – the fastest theater project in the world, which took place at the Tzavta Theater in December 2013.
About the festival: seven playwrights, seven directors, and 26 actors come together for 48 hours to put on two events, each showcasing the world premiere of 7 new 10-minute plays, written within a few hours of kickoff.
Female:2 Male:2 Total:4
List of Characters:
Motti – A junior employee at a big hi-tech company
Noga – Motti’s girlfriend, a secretary in a big law firm
Tzachi – Motti’s army buddy, a career-motivated businessman
Nurit – Tzachi’s life partner, a housewife
Premierre2013 Tzavta director: Daphna silberg
|Tzachi: What do you need a kid for? Motti: I don't know… Kids are endless love, they give life meaning. Tzachi: Meaning for who? Motti: For me, I mean us… For Noga and me. Tzachi: Precisely. You're bringing a small, helpless creature into the world to fill the void you're feeling living in this rotten world… If you truly love it, why would you do that to it? Nurit: Ok, let's talk about something else. Tzachi: No, no. This is important. Why have a kid? So you have someone to take care of you when you're old? Noga: It's way more than that and I guess you wouldn't get it because you're so obtuse. Tzachi: So, tell me, what more is there? Noga: Kids mean getting out of your own bubble… It's looking after someone other than yourself… To take care… To give… Tzachi: If you really want to give, adopt a dog…