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  Habima Theater - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Habima Theater (Hebrew: "the stage") in Tel Aviv is Israel's national theater and it is one of the first Hebrew theaters.
Ansky's The Dybbuk (performed by Habima in the Hebrew-language translation by Hayyim Nahman Bialik) is a cultural icon that to many represents Jewish and Israeli theater.
The name Habima was also used by Solomon Stramer's Yiddish theater troupe in Cluj, Transylvania, Romania in the 1920s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Habima_Theater   (222 words)

 theater. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Theater in ancient Greece developed from the ceremonial worship of the god Dionysus (in which the death and rebirth of the god were celebrated) and was communal in nature.
Richard Wagner, in his opera theater at Bayreuth, attempted further to isolate the audience by means of a gap of darkness between a double proscenium arch.
Concurrently, antirealistic expressionist and symbolic movements in theater were developing, such as Vsevolod Meyerhold’s constructivism, the “theater of cruelty” of Antonin Artaud, and the “epic theater” of Bertolt Brecht.
www.bartleby.com /65/th/theater.html   (1522 words)

 Habima Theater on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
(häbē´mä), [Heb.,=the stage], the national theater of Israel.
Founded in 1917 in Moscow by Nahum Zemach and at first affiliated with the Moscow Art Theatre, it was one of the first Hebrew-language theaters.
In 1926 the company left the Soviet Union and toured extensively for several years before settling in Palestine in 1931, and it was designated the national theater in 1958.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/H/HabimaT1h.asp   (195 words)

 Welcome to Tel-Aviv/Yafo New Site
Israel's national theater, Habima was founded in Moscow in 1918 and made aliya to Tel Aviv in 1931.
The Cameri Theater was established in 1944 and was the first theater to produce plays in Hebrew.
Established in 1991 by new Russian immigrants and approved as a public theatre in 1993, Gesher is Tel Aviv's youngest theater, with a bilingual repertoire in Hebrew and Russian.
www.tel-aviv.gov.il /english/culture/theaters   (437 words)

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Habima was established in 1917 in Moscow by Nachum Zemach with the assistance of the legendary Stanilaski and had its first show in 1918.
This is the result of major government subsidies: the average income from a theater ticket to the theater is 30% to 100% higher than a movie ticket where in major cities around the world the comparable number can be up to 1000%.
The theater which is considered in the last couple of years as the leading in quality is a small one in Jerusalem with no more than 40,000 visitors per annum.
www.artsmanagement.net /downloads/dissentshik-habima.doc   (644 words)

 Interactive Archive: Hebbel Theater   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Hebbel Theater is part of a loosely configured, fluctuating network of European presenting theaters that includes the Kaaitheater in Brussels, Felix Meritis Theater in Amsterdam, and Theater-am-Turm in Frankfurt-am-Main.
The theater itself is the first of six theaters in Berlin designed by architect Oskar Kaufmann, whose other buildings include the Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, and, after he fled to Palestine in 1933, the Habima Theater in Tel Aviv.
The theater is again entering a time of flux, as the contract of the 67 year-old Hertling will expire at the end of 2002, and it is not clear if her contract will be extended or who might be her successor.
www.alternativetheater.com /cgi-bin/int_archive/entry_index.cgi?ARC_ID=00034   (335 words)

 David Pinski - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although Yiddish theater was more open to such themes than the English-language theater of the same era, it had mostly entered by way of works translated from miscellaneous European languages.
In Moscow, in 1918 this was to be the first play ever performed by the Habima Theater, now the national theater of Israel.
However, this was a period in which Yiddish theater barely existed anywhere (even less so than today), and these were not staged.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/David_Pinski   (903 words)

 The Agenda
Actors and theatre workers from Habima Theatre in Tel Aviv left at the beginning of the week on a trip to Moscow as part of the cultural exchange program between Habima and the Vakhtangov Theatre in Moscow.
He attended the first play, Kaddish for Naomi, and took part in the opening of the exhibit of political cartoons and theatre drawings of Zeev Vebteks, and ceremony of hanging the memorial plaques in the foyer of the Vakhtangov Theatre.
The plaques state, "Ten years since the renewal of diplomatic relations between Israel and Russia, we have come to honor the contribution of Bagni Vakhtangov to Habima, the national theatre of Israel".
www.jafi.org.il /agenda/2001/english/wk3-18/14.asp   (334 words)

 Program in Comparative Literature Comparative Literature Courses   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Diverse, multilingual, multicultural, the Jewish theater projects the complexities of a peoplehood vested in modernity.
Jewish theater poses theatrical and ethical questions about itself and its receptors as few other living theatrical traditions for the Jews, not by choice, have been thrust into the heart of Twentieth Century events.
This course poses the problematics of a world Jewish theater, its theorization, and approaches individual plays with both contemporary literary perspectives and theatrical methodologies stressing the performative and the semiotic.
www.utexas.edu /cola/depts/complit/printable.php?subsection=courses&content=98jewishtheater   (207 words)

 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Israel (country)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On May 14, 1948, when the British mandate over Palestine expired, Jewish authorities declared the establishment of the State of Israel.
Habima Theater, former name of the state theater of Israel.
It was organized by Nahum Zemach in Białystok, Poland, in 1912 and reorganized in Moscow...
ca.encarta.msn.com /Israel_(country).html   (163 words)

 Habima Theater -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1926 the theatre left the (A former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia; established in 1922; included Russia and 14 other soviet socialist republics (Ukraine and Byelorussia an others); officially dissolved 31 December 1991) Soviet Union and toured several years before coming to Tel Aviv in 1931.
The image of actress (Click link for more info and facts about Hana Rovina) Hana Rovina starring as Leah'le in the historical Habima production of (Click link for more info and facts about S. Ansky) S.
Ansky's (Click link for more info and facts about The Dybbuk) The Dybbuk (performed by Habima in the Hebrew-language translation by (Click link for more info and facts about Hayyim Nahman Bialik) Hayyim Nahman Bialik) is a cultural icon that to many represents Jewish and Israeli theater.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/h/ha/habima_theater.htm   (173 words)

 All About Jewish Theatre - Theater in Israel
It starts with several essays regarding the history of theater in Israel from the founding of Tel Aviv’s Habima theater (originally begun in Russia) and going through all sorts of explanations of the Israeli psyche from the formation of the state onward.
What makes this section of particular interest is the in depth psychological detailing of how Israelis struggled with defining their identity as “Israeli” from both a personal perspective and from the overall “collective” needs of the state itself.
There is also a great deal of insight into how both Arab and Jewish actors, and directors dealt with outside influences such as the Intifada and the Lebanon War in the way they created and presented their own dramas on stage.
www.jewish-theatre.com /visitor/article_display.aspx?articleID=233   (663 words)

 Broder's Rare and Used Books Your Internet Bookstore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Theater Yiddish Jews Judaism Yiddish Jewry Jew Judaica.
Jacob Adler and the Yiddish Theater is the center of this book aboutthe personalities and events of the time.
Theater Yiddish Jews Jewry Judaism Russia Jew Teater theatre Baltic Soviet.
members.aol.com /bookssss/entertainment_books.html   (8131 words)

 Tel Aviv University Webflash - March 1999
The TAU Israeli Friends Association held a gala premiere of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar at the Habima National Theater in the presence of TAU President Prof.
The exhibition is on show in the lobby of the Habima National Theater.
The TAU Department of Theater Arts, Katz Faculty of Arts, held a conference entitled "Women in the Israeli Theater," in cooperation with the Hebrew University.
www.tau.ac.il /webflash.old/wf-9903.html   (2063 words)

 All About Jewish Theatre - Dvora Bartonov at 90 :The dance of her life
Bartonov is the daughter of actor and Habima Theater founder Yehoshua Bartonov; the sister of actor, announcer and scholar Shlomo Bartonov; the wife of Emanuel Ben-Gurion (the son of writer Micha Josef Berdichevsky), who died 17 years ago; the mother of writer and poet Ido Ben-Gurion, who killed himself at age 35.
She remembers dancing until dawn on the shore of the Kinneret, the party that Bialik held in honor of Habima and the one at the Ha'Ohel Theater in Tel Aviv that Shlonsky attended.
In 1987 she performed for the celebration of Habima's 70th anniversary, and also appeared in the 80th anniversary celebration in 1997.
www.jewish-theatre.com /visitor/article_display.aspx?articleID=1170   (3888 words)

 A Minyan of Women
Theater Or will be performing Minyan Nashim (in English) between October 15-30 at the Reynolds Theater in Duke University's Bryan Center in Durham, North Carolina.
The play, which premieres tonight at Habima in Tel Aviv, is based on a true story: a Haredi (ultra-Orthodox) woman, wife of a rabbi, mother of 12, leaves her home and stays with a friend.
Asked about the differences between writing for the theater and writing prose, she says: "I had a good story, but I had to make it into a good play.
www.naomiragen.com /MinyanNashim/Haaretz4July2002.htm   (1355 words)

 Asian Sex Gazette - The former head of Israel's national theater accused of sexual harassment - Middle East
Ya'akov Agmon, the former director-general of Habima national theater, will be summoned by police for questioning in the coming days following a sexual harassment complaint filed against him this past weekend.
The accuser, a 36-year-old former secretary at the theatre who resides in the Sharon region, told police that Agmon made sexually explicit comments towards her, even threatening to fire her should she fail to meet his demands.
The former secretary said that the harassment began a number of years ago yet she waited until she finished working at the theater before filing a formal complaint.
www.asiansexgazette.com /asg/middle_east/middleeast02news16.htm   (243 words)

 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Moscow Art Theater
Moscow Art Theater, most influential theater group of the 20th century, located in Moscow, Russia.
The Moscow Art Theater is the birthplace of highly...
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 NCSJ - RJC Monitor: May 29, 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On May 13th through 19th, the Tel Aviv-based Habima Theater - Israel's national theater - visited Moscow as part of celebrations marking ten years of renewed diplomatic relations between Russia and Israel.
Israel's Minister of Culture also came to Russia for the event - and Russian audiences were particularly pleased to learn that the theater's origins were in Russia (Stanislavsky) - and their first performances took place in Moscow in 1918.
In 1928, however, the theater left Russia and moved to Israel; in 1958, it became Israel's national theater.
www.ncsj.org /auxpages/052902RJC.shtml   (577 words)

 FORWARD : Looking Back   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
These ladies may have "forgotten" Yiddish and their downtown relatives, but — like the Jews who longed for the foods of Egypt as they wandered the desert looking for the Holy Land — they haven't forgotten the tastes of their former lives.
• The Habima theater troupe, which arrived yesterday in New York from Moscow for performances on Broadway, is being held in custody on Ellis Island.
The Immigration Department is demanding that a bond be put up, guaranteeing that the troupe will leave the country as soon as the tour is complete.
www.forward.com /issues/2001/01.12.07/lookingback.html   (436 words)

 AllRefer.com - Habima Theater (Theater) - Encyclopedia
Habima Theater[hAbE´mA] Pronunciation Key, [Heb.,=the stage], the national theater of Israel.
See E. Levy, The Habima, Israel's National Theatre, 1917–1977 (1979).
More articles from AllRefer Reference on Habima Theater
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/H/HabimaTh.html   (196 words)

 Body Temple,info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Following her Army Service she acted in the 2 National theaters in Israel, the Haifa theater and Habima in Tel Aviv.
Theater credits include The Bacchae, starring Michael Aronov (Lbs, Hedwig And The Angry Inch), A Mouthful of Birds, directed by Rebecca Taylor, and The Winter's Tale, a rock musical produced for The Rude Mechanicals Theater Company, NYC.
Sarah Johansson Locke is a performer, choreographer, and teacher whose work is inspired by her experience with several forms of ethnic and contemporary dance, theater, yoga, and somatics, as well as her training and interest in cultural studies, international folk art and ritual traditions, and the visual arts.
www.bodytemple.info /bio_body.html   (1564 words)

 Juilliard | The Juilliard Journal Online
Decroux, the man who created modern mime, opened my eyes to the endless possibilities of physical expression, and inspired me to become an artist of the theater.
When I was 8, my older brother took me to see a production of Henrik Ibsen's Peer Gynt at the Habima Theater in Jerusalem.
I did not understand much of the play, but I was mesmerized by the transformation of the wild, young Peer Gynt into a helpless old man. The experience transported me into a world of mystery.
www.juilliard.edu /update/journal/portrait_fac_0412_Yakim.html   (611 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Festival Habima opens a gateway for interchange among Jewish Comunities in Latin America and for the discussion of topics related to the arts and Judaism.
Festival Habima is open to the participation of groups from all over Brazil and also from abroad.
Besides the theater presentations, a seminar on Jewish Theater will will also be held.
www.ivritype.com /jewish-music/1994/jm-19941114.txt   (271 words)

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His first play, Most Cruel the King, based on a biblical story, was produced by Habima Theater in 1953.
He returned to Israel and to Habima, and wrote and directed The King`s New Clothes, which represented a total revolution in Israeli drama.
In 1963, he founded the Seasons Theater, a venture that lasted for four years.
www.ithl.org.il /author_info.asp?id=11   (286 words)

 Zen Budhist Teacher and Actor
Artistic committee member of the Alternative Theater Festival in Acre.
Directed the play “Interview” with the theater troop “The Left Bank” with whom he received first prize in the Arena International Theater Festival in Germany.
Acted in a broad repertoire of plays staged in Habima National Theater and in the city theaters of Haifa, Beer-Sheva and Jerusalem.
www.geocities.com /gilalon2001/resume.html   (407 words)

 Left-aligned Column
In Israel Bardanashvili wrote music for The Haifa Theater, the Chamber Theater and Habima Theater Tel-Aviv, for the Sinfonette Orchestra, the Musica Nova Ensemble Tel Aviv, Israeli Contemporary Players Jerusalem and for the music festivals in Jerusalem, Kefar-Blum, Eilat and Tel-Aviv.
Bardanashvili is winner of AKUM Prize "Composer of year 1998", and winner of Israeli Oscar for Theater Music 1999.
He was written music for over 20 films and 40 theater productions.
www.fortunecity.com /victorian/klien/915/vitae.htm   (213 words)

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