Power of Greek classics returns to Israeli stage
Three plays brought the classics back after a prolonged absence, and one of them is outstanding.
Israeli theater is in no hurry to deal with classic plays, although the situation today is apparently better than it was a decade ago. When it turns its attention to what is considered classic material, its immediate preference usually borders on modern theater, such as Ibsen and Chekhov. The realm of classic German theater (Goethe and Schiller ) is almost totally absent on the Israeli stage; of the selection of...
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