Staging Israel

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November 16, 2017 11:32

The showcase organizers have cast their theatrical and thematic nets far and wide, and the visitors from abroad.




‘Schreber,’ written and directed by Ran Bechor, tells the  chilling story of a 19th-century German j

‘Schreber,’ written and directed by Ran Bechor, tells the chilling story of a 19th-century German judge who admitted himself to a hospital for the mentally deranged. (photo credit: MAYA ILTUS)

 We know our musicians – particularly our jazz artists and the ever-popular IPO – are lauded around the world. But what of our theater professionals? Where do they stand in the global pecking order of theatrical excellence? And what do we have to offer the world? 

The answers to all the above will, no doubt, be a little clearer by November 26, when the 2017 International Exposure of Israeli Theater closes after five days of presentations, performances and panel discussions. All the above is being held, under the auspices of the Hanoch Levin Institute of Israeli Drama, for the enlightenment and, hopefully, enticement of 50 artistic directors of theaters and festivals, directors of cultural institutions, dramaturges and decision-makers in the theatrical arena, who are coming here from all corners of the Earth.


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