The plane. They’ve already announced the landing. In a city. A city that kept everything it could The airport. Two cemeteries. A better hospital, some others just. Would you like to discover a disconcerting play by an Israeli playwright who has not yet made a name for himself here? Moreover, do you enjoy powerful acting?. Ilan Ronen brings the wit, poetry, and piercing humor of Hanoch Levin’s Krum to vivid life, in a scintillating contemporary production at the.

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University of Michigan, A friendship and professional kinship developed between the two that lasted beyond the period of their party activities. Sets levln costumes were designed by Gottfried Helnweinand the production was directed by Omri NitzanArtistic Director of the Cameri Theaterwho also helped Shohat adapt the play into the libretto.

Although the Council for Film and Drama Criticism banned the entire play, Kottler decided to present it. The play presents, among other things, an Israeli citizen who asks to emigrate to the United States. Through all the drama and heart-ache, Dulce Eran Sarel and Felicia Sara von Schwartze stroll through in style that favors lots of black, glitter, animal prints and chunky jewelry, going from wedding to Bar Mitzvah, eating greedily and always wanting more.

Hanoch Levin

Home Theatre Cameri Theatre: In these two works, Levin mocked Israeli military pathos as in the parody “Victory Parade for the 11 Minutes War” of the victory speech by General Shmuel Gonen at the close of the Six-Day Warthe impotence and complacency of Israel’s politicians “Peace Talks in the Middle East”and presented a macabre treatment of bereavement “Squares in the Cemetery”. Waxman is the quintessential hovering mother, at one point even following Krum plate in hand and gripping a loaded fork aimed for his mouth.

He had four children. Amir Tal; Lighting Design: In the s, his brother, David, who was nine years older than he was, worked as an assistant director at the Cameri Theater. As the play opens, Krum Udi Rothschild has just returned home after his travels abroad, announcing to his eager mother Anat Waxman that he has accomplished nothing.


In one of the few interviews that he gave at the beginning of his career to Michael Handelsalz from Israel Defense Forces Radiohe answered the question “Why do you write specifically for the theater? Following this opposition, the play was cut by 20 minutes. The next great tempest occurred in the wake of the play Job’s Passion in He grew up in a religious home in the Neve Sha’anan neighborhood in southern Tel Aviv.

Levin’s first “artistic” play was the comedy Solomon Gripwhich premiered in May at the Open Theater under direction of Hillel Ne’eman.

The Theater of Hanoch Levin. Also inLevin sent a radio play called Catch the Spy to a radio drama competition at Kol Israelwinning first prize. Information points Accessibility How to get there Parking. He may be seeking love, but he has not met anyone; he aspires to become a writer, but has yet to write hancoh at all.

Much of the humor lies in the explicit statement of thoughts and feelings usually camouflaged by euphemisms and hypocrisy. In spite of Levin’s objections, the theater’s management decided, in the wake of these outraged responses, to close the show after only nineteen performances.

KRUM by Hanoch Levin – Edition

The play included a scene in which the naked Job, in the person of Yosef Carmonis impaled through his anus on a pole by the Caesar’s soldiers, and is sold to a circus so that his death throes can draw a crowd. Miriam Taaseh-Glazer, at the time the Deputy Minister of Education and Culture, announced from the Knesset dais that the State need not fund a theater “where a naked guy hangs for ten minutes with all his privates waving around.

Levin’s death brought new interest in his early stage works. He continued to work even in the hospital, nearly to his last day, but didn’t have time to finish the staging of his play The Crybabies.


The government threatened to withdraw its financial support from the theater. The play was allowed to go on only after it was edited. In the meantime, Trude has her back-up fellow Tachtich Eran Morwaiting in the wings, hoping for a miracle. Live Music Calendar Contact us About. His father ran a grocery store. Yitzhak Zamirthen the government’s legal counsel, recommended indictments against the theater management for transgressing censorship law.

During this period Levin also wrote two screenplays: As a child, he attended the Yavetz State Religious School. The show, under the direction of David Levin, was broadcast several times.

Perhaps because it was presented on the stage of an established theater, the play aroused an unprecedented storm of public opinion. His next play, Ya’akobi and Leidentalthe first that Levin also directed, was first presented in December at the Cameri Theater. Audio description and personal assistance will be provided at the performances at the Teatre Grec on July 4. His mother wants grandchildren.

Levin was known hannoch his refusal to give interviews. The glass wall enables several focal points to be visible on the stage, with action in the background and foreground, reflecting a contemporary sense of perception, creating a flow of action, and offering opportunities for visual humor. Next, Levin wrote a satire called Ketchup.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. We consider that by continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to the use of cookies. Gerard Alon As the play opens, Krum Udi Rothschild has just returned home after his travels abroad, announcing to his eager mother Anat Waxman that he hwnoch accomplished nothing.