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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KRUM by Hanoch Levin – Edition

Perhaps because it was presented on the stage of an established theater, the play aroused an unprecedented storm of public opinion. Contact Information points Accessibility How to get there Press. He may be seeking love, but he has not met anyone; he aspires to become a writer, but has yet to write anything at all. In he ganoch the editorial board of the Dorban newspaper, one of the university’s two student newspapers.

University of Michigan, Hanocj Yaari divides Levin’s plays into three general categories, based on their themes, characters and theatrical forms:. Salome is coming to the Israel Opera. In these two works, Levin mocked Israeli military pathos as in the parody “Victory Parade for the 11 Minutes Hanovh 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”.

Haim Gamzu hanodh “This ‘theatrash’ mahazevel makes us all out to be despicable killers, citizens of a militarist, money-grabbing state. An updated version of the political satire “You, Me and the Next War” was staged from through by the original crew with Bart Berman at the piano.

Much of the humor lies in the explicit statement of thoughts and feelings usually camouflaged by euphemisms and hypocrisy. His mother wants grandchildren. He has no gifts in his suitcase, only some dirty clothes, and his life seems just as empty: The stage is almost empty, with a transparent partition towards the back, like the ubiquitous acrylic glass walls found in many contemporary buildings, and with several lwvin screens hovering above.


He grew up in a religious home in the Neve Sha’anan neighborhood in southern Tel Aviv. Ula Shevzov; Movement and Music Editing: Although the Council for Film and Drama Criticism banned the entire play, Kottler decided to present it. The criticism further addressed the play itself: Levin’s death brought new interest in his early stage works. Levin’s first “artistic” play was the comedy Solomon Gripwhich premiered in May at the Open Theater under direction of Hillel Ne’eman.

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.

Hullegeb Israeli-Ethiopian Arts Festival Understanding that the characters and their situations are inherently funny, mannerisms are deployed sparingly, as is physical humor — making the rare slapstick scene even more entertaining. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. He had four children. His next play, Ya’akobi and Leidentalthe first that Levin also directed, was first presented in December at the Cameri Theater.

This page was last edited on 27 Augustat By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. As a child, he attended the Yavetz State Religious School. His father died of a heart attack when he was 12 years old. Births, marriages and funerals are the only events worth mentioning, but Krum contemplates these like a passive spectator, as if in a theatre, watching an enactment of his own fears and fantasies.

In the s, his brother, David, who was nine years older than he was, worked as an assistant director at the Cameri Theater. His father ran a grocery store.

Cameri Theatre: Krum

Programmes in Braille and accessible print will also be available for people with visual impairment at this performance. It was later published in the book Finale. Next, Levin wrote a satire called Ketchup.

Under the direction of his brother, David, it was performed in the basement of the Satirical Cabaret in Tel Aviv in March In —70, Levin devoted himself to political satire.

Everyone seems to want precisely that which hanocb cannot have. You can change the settings and obtain further information here.


We consider that by continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to the use of cookies. This play had previously been passed up by the Cameri and Habima. During the s, some of the critics charged that Levin was repeating material in his plays Yakish and PoupcheHamitlabetalthough his later plays The Dreaming ChildThose Who Walk in the DarknessReposeand others received widespread acclaim.

Sets and 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. In the meantime, Trude has her back-up fellow Tachtich Eran Morwaiting in the wings, hoping for a miracle.

Hanoch Levin

Leivn friendship and professional kinship developed between the two that lasted beyond the period of their party activities. Achieved through staging, set, and costumes, the transition is krhm and seamless, it feels as though the play might have been written just last week. Even medical attention is out of reach — in a clever stroke of staging, Dr.

He worked as a messenger boy for the Herut company and took classes at a night school for working youth at the Ironi Aleph middle school. With sharp humour and merciless irony, Levin portrays a world that is, perhaps, the one we all live in, a microcosm that speaks to us of different aspects of the human condition. Krum is pure pleasure, its pointed depiction of human weakness always hits the mark, invoking gales of laughter, each burst of laughter accompanied by a pang of recognition.

Vacillation and ineptitude are his only constants, yet he is not quite resigned to let life pass him by. The show, under the direction of David Levin, was broadcast several times.

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Waxman is the quintessential hovering mother, at one point even following Krum plate in hand and gripping a loaded fork aimed for his mouth.