Gesher actor dies
Gesher actor Michael (Misha) Asinovski was buried on Friday after dying suddenly last Wednesday from a heart attack.
He was 58. Asinovski, a journeyman actor who had been with the Gesher Theater since its founding in 1991, immigrated from his native St Petersburg in 1990. While never a leading member of the company, he performed in most of its productions and was a favorite with all. He was single.
From woman to woman
Actress/singer Maski Shivaro presents a tribute to women through history in her own one-woman show "To Woman". In it Shivaro performs 10 monologues from famous plays that trace the live of a woman from youth to old age. The ladies include, Juliet, Nina from The Sea Gull, Elvire from Moliere's Don Juan, Sharona from Hillel Mittelpunkt's Paradise South and the Cook from Decapitation by Hanoch Levine. Shivaro immigrated from Ethiopia in 1985 and was the first Ethiopian woman to become a professional actress. She has toured extensively for the Foreign Ministry and has added to the store of World Music with her own unique interpretation of her native melodies. The show opens at Beit Tami in Tel Aviv on December 24.