Israeli Stage will host award-winning playwright Motti Lerner for a workshop of his latest play, At Night's End, today at the Goethe Institut, 170 Beacon Street, Boston.
The workshop will be led by OBIE-Award winning director and Chair of the Performing Arts at Emerson College, Melia Bensussen and the cast includes Abby Goldfarb, Benjamin Kabialis, Dale Place, Karen MacDonald, Kayla Foster, Patrick Curran and Patrick McDonald.
The performance will be followed by a Q&A with Motti Lerner, moderated by Producing Artistic Director Guy Ben-Aharon. According to Aharon, "We are thrilled to be collaborating with these artists of such caliber, and for the opportunity to introduce you, Boston audiences, to one of Israel's most prominent playwrights in person." Visit http://www.israelistage.com/event/at-nights-end-an-american-premiere/.
This event is co-sponsored by the Consulate General of Israel to New England.
ABOUT MOTTI LERNER
Motti Lerner studied mathematics and physics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and theater in London and San Francisco. From 1979 to 1984, he was director and playwright at the Khan Theater in Jerusalem. Since then, he has been a freelance playwright and screenwriter for the major theaters and TV channels in Israel, as well as a lecturer in political playwriting at Tel Aviv University. He has also been writer-in-residence at the Center for Postgraduate Hebrew Studies in Oxford, Visiting Drama Professor at Duke University, USA, and frequently lectures at European and American universities on Israeli theater, especially in relation to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Lerner has written many plays and many TV films and drama series. His plays have been produced in the USA, England, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Australia. He has received many awards including the Israeli Academy Award for Children`s Drama (1980), the Meskin Play of the Year Award (1985), the Prime Minister`s Prize (1994), the Israeli Motion Picture Academy Award for Best TV Drama (1995) and Best TV Feature Film (2004). http://www.israelistage.com/event/at-nights-end-an-american-premiere/.