The season for Simta

The Simta Theater in Jaffa is going to open its 2006 season with a five day festival from May 9-13 called Israeli Spring.

April 5, 2006 09:24


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The Simta Theater in Jaffa is going to open its 2006 season with a five day festival from May 9-13 called Israeli Spring. With a variety of plays, discussions, dance, and music, the festival will take an in depth look at what and who Israelis are. Among the plays are Stones, a performance art piece inspired by the statue at Yad Vashem commemorating the Warsaw and other ghetto uprisings, presented by the physical theater group Ortho Da. In I'm a Japanese Woman Inbal Fichman - who's also presenting a work at the Israel Festival - trys to plumb her daily existence through a variety of characters, including a Japanese woman. Following the festival in June is Night Sky by Susan Yankowitz, the first of Simta's three productions. The play deals with a famous astronomer's battle to overcome aphasia (loss of speech). Zamir also translated and will directed by Monsieur Fugeau (September), by Liliane Atlin in which a group of feral ghetto children live out their dreams. The last production in November is Bury the Dead by Irwin Shaw, an anti-war play that pits the individual against the system.

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