Posts Tagged: Beit Lessin Theatre

Rochaleh’s Wedding (Savyon Liebrecht)

Genre: Drama

(Best Play Award, 2010) Rochaleh has finally met a man she wants to marry and she invites him to meet her father and her sister, with whom she has a complicated relationship. What starts off as a happy event ends up as a catastrophe. The young man reminds the father of his Kappo in Auschwitz… Read more

The Banality of Love (Savyon Liebrecht)

Genre: Drama , Historical Play

The complex relationship between Hanna Arendt and Martin Heidegger, from their first encounter as student and teacher in 1924 to their meeting after the war in 1950. Their story raises ethical questions about how politics and philosophy relate to real life. In the background is the one-sided love affair between German Jews and the German… Read more

Apples from the Desert (Savyon Liebrecht)

Genre: Comedy

(Best Play Award, 2006) A romantic comedy about Sephardi-Jewish parents from Jerusalem whose only daughter runs away from home to live on a kibbutz with a secular man. With a comic, generous and hope-filled spirit, the play sketches the life of young Israelis under the shadow of terrifying social rifts – the ethnic rift between… Read more

I’m Talking to You in Chinese (Savyon Liebrecht)

Genre: Poetic Drama

A 39-year-old daughter of Holocaust survivors enters her dead parents’ old apartment after a twenty-year absence. Engulfed by childhood memories, scenes come to life of herself as a fifteen-year old, her parents and her aunt, who was in love with her brother-in-law. Observing them from a distance and becoming aware of their tragic life, she… Read more