Highlighting culture in Haifa

The most impressive thing about Norman Issa is his desire to challenge the quality of culture and erase race in his productions.

GROUP of students poses with Jeff Seidel (center right) outside Jewish Student Information Center
With the 24th annual International Haifa Children’s Theater Festival kicking off next week, there is a new hand on the tiller.

Norman Issa is the event’s artistic director this year, and the 47-year-old award-winning director, actor and theater owner brings a wealth of professional and life experience to the job.

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