Oded Liphshitz Playwright and director

Contact: eMail 0544930296 | *

Oded Liphshitz Is an Israeli playwright.

He was born in Kiryat Ata, Israel, in 1981, and currently lives in Tel Aviv and teaches in the theatre department of Tel Aviv University. His play Albert received the Bernstein prize for literature 2012. His play The Light Turns Up On Me has won Beit lessin’s Open stage 1st Award 2010 along with Heidelberg’s stage market 2010 special award. Liphshitz’ plays have been produced in Israel and abroad. He was marked on several occasions by critics and scholars as one of the prominent voices of Israeli young generation of playwrights.


You’re a Prime Minister Experimental Theatre, Psychological Drama, Satire | 2020 he  
REX Comedy, Short Play | 2020 he  
Shirat Elor Historical Play, Periodical Drama, Poetic Drama, Tragedy | 2019 he  
A Cosmetic Fairy Tale Black Comedy, Comic Drama, Fantasy, Poetic Drama | 2019 he  
I came into this world Drama, Existential Drama, Poetic Drama, Poetic Drama | 2016 he  
One can work with that Comic Drama, Poetic Drama | 2014 he | English   
The Journeys of Jonas children, Poetic Drama | 2012 he  
Albert Comedy, Comic Drama | 2012 he  
Kigler His Life and Death Comic Drama, Drama Subject: Death, Human Soul | 2012 he | English   
The girl who is actually a wheelbarrow Absurd, Comic Drama, Drama, Tragedy | 2009 he | German   
A Chair A-genre, Absurd, Experimental Theatre | 2008 he  
Sonia and Bobeck Drama, Psychological Drama | 2007 he | English   
Tall man wide woman Absurd, Comic Drama, Fantasy, Poetic Drama | he  

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Plays produced:

(W: Wrote, D: Directed, M: Music)

Jona’s Story Iyun Theatre Ensemble. Tel Aviv 2013 (W/D/M)

The light turns up on me “Heidelberger Stückemarkt” Heidelberg 2010 (W)

“Bet-lessin, Stage market” Tel Aviv 2010

“New writing from Israel” Festival London 2012

“Lifgosh: To meet” Festival London 2013

Kigler: His life and death Acco Festival, Herzlia ensemble, IL 2012 (W/D)

Perpetuum Mobile Tau Theatre Tel Aviv 2011 (W/D) (Written with the ensemble)

Creditors Tel Aviv University Tel Aviv 2009 (W/D) (AN adaptation to Strindberg’s Creditors)

Sonia and Bobek 5th International Play Festival Ohio 2007 (W)

Tmunah Theatre (home production) Tel Aviv 2008

A Chair Arab Hebrew Theatre Tel Aviv 2008 (W/D/M)

Tzozi 7th Annual Small Bama Festival Tel Aviv 2008 (W/D/M)

Tmunah Theatre Tel Aviv 2009

The Girl Who Is Actually a Wheelbarrow Tel Aviv University Tel Aviv 2009 (W)

Yam Yabasha “Iyun” Theatre Ensemble around Israel 2009 (W/D/M)

A Requiem to Daniel Act II Festival Haifa 2009 (W/D/M)

Now In Front Of the Wall Tzavta festival for Israeli Drama Tel Aviv 2008 (W)


2013 “Israeli drama developing fund” – Writing Grant for “I came into the world”

2012 “Bernstein Prize for literature” for the play “Albert”

2010 Best Play Award for “The light turns up on me” – Beit-lessin Open-stage festival.

2010 Best Play collective award for “The light turns upon me” – Heidelberg Stukemarkt

2010 Citation Award for “we can do something about it” – Tsavta “Tsav kri’a” Fest’.

2010 Citation Award for writing and directing “Yam Yabasha” – “Sal Tarbut” by the IL Culture Dept’.

2008 1st place: best play, best production, best performance for “Tzotzi” – “Small Stage” Fest.

2007 1st place in playwrighting contest “Sonia and bobek” – Tel Aviv University