Joshua Sobol isn’t interested in exploring dramatic possibilities but making sure his equation about the inevitable mechanics of violence works out.
Scripts like The Hearing also provide an optic through which to examine our own nation’s problems.
An entertaining but surprisingly slight monologue from Israeli playwright Joshua Sobol.
There are just too many traumas on Hasfari’s checklist, too little time allotted to dramatic depth.
Seeing Happy Ending a few days after the shock of the 2016 presidential election felt bracing to me.
Romona Lisa Alexander’s impressive talent for chameleonic invention is well-suited to this demanding script.
Anat Gov’s play about wrestling with life and God is an outrageously provocative script that showcases the best of contemporary Israeli art.
Maureen Keiller and Will Lyman have performed numerous staged readings of Oh God and their intimate knowledge of the text shows.
The timeliness of this staged reading made for one of the most heated and engaged talk-backs for any of the presentations in Israeli Stage’s six-year history.
Israeli Stage has opened its sixth season, which is dedicated exclusively to female playwrights, with a haunting work that examines the complicity of an ordinary German in the Holocaust.