Jaber's Head

January 27 – 28, 1992

Production Language Arabic;Hebrew;English
Country of Origin Israel
Description Performed in Arabic, Hebrew, and English. Part of the series Israel: The Next Generation
Performed by Arab actors under the auspices of the Beit Hagefen Jewish-Arabic Cultural Centre of Haifa, this cabaret-style show won the Fringe Theatre Award for Best Play at the Acco Festival in Israel. Based on the tale of a traveling group of actors, the performance is interwoven with ancient Arabic songs and legends, creating a drama with the richly varied texture of Arabian Nights, yet with the immediacy of life in the modern-day Middle East.
Identifier 1992s.01060
VenueAdam E. Max Gathering Space (Lepercq Space, Ballroom, BAM Cafe)
costume designerOfra Tsadik
directorFuad Awad
musical directorBechara Khel
set designer/decorOfra Tsadik