The show must go on

In an extraordinary situation, artists, musicians, performers and promoters find ways to continue the summer season of culture.

Photo by: REUTERS
On Thursday, July 10, Asher Gelman was stressed. At the opening of his show, One Act Play Festival, the night before in Tel Aviv, everyone was pleased that no sirens had sounded. But in keeping with tradition, reality was shifting constantly, and for the next show Gelman wasn’t even sure he’d have a full cast.

“People are on edge,” he says, in a hopeful, yet strained tone.

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