Apr 132014
Fuse Theater Feature: Savyon Liebrecht -- In Residence at Israeli Stage With Two Plays About Freud and his Family

Dramatist Savyon Liebrecht was recently in the Boston area for a residency with Israeli Stage — two of her scripts, both dealing with Freud and his legacy, received their world premieres here as workshop productions.

Feb 192014
Fuse Theater Interview: Israeli Playwright Motti Lerner on Catharsis, Tikkun, "Hard Love," and Protesting a Play Without Reading the Script

“The working relationship is based on the mutual feeling that all three of us have the same understanding of the purpose of the theatre – to present plays that create a cathartic experience for the spectator, which might open his eyes and his heart to a new consciousness.”

Feb 182014
Fuse Interview: Stage Director Melia Bensussen on "Hard Love," and "The Cherry Orchard"

“There is a struggle in love in the best of circumstances, and when on top of the daily challenges there are divisions of culture or society or simply of invented categories – well, that does make it all the harder.”