Savyon Liebrecht: In Residence at Israeli Stage

Israeli Stage is proud to host award-winning author and playwright Savyon Liebrecht for a two-week residency including lectures and performances – all for free!

Many thanks to our generous partners at CJP, StandWithUs and Boston University for their support of our most ambitious program yet.

March 24th at 1PM: “Writing about the Shoah: A Conversation with Savyon Liebrecht” at Boston University’s Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies***

March 26th at 7PM: The Leon and Alice Newton Lecture by Savyon Liebrecht at Boston University’s Hillel

March 27th at 7PM: Dear Sigmund and Carl at Brandeis University’s Spingold Theatre + Q&A

March 28th at 11AM: “Writing about the Holocaust,” a lecture by Savyon Liebrecht at Brandeis University’s Schusterman Center for Israel Studies***

March 29th at 2PM: Dear Sigmund and Carl at Babson College + Q&A

March 30th at 7PM: Freud’s Women at Boston University’s Boston Playwrights Theatre + Q&A

March 31st at 8PM: Dear Sigmund and Carl at Babson College + Q&A

April 1st at 4PM: “The Creative Process,” a lecture by Savyon Liebrecht at Emerson College

***closed to the public


Boston Globe: “Ben-Aharon’s latest and most ambitious effort is bringing Israeli writer Savyon Liebrecht to town for a two-week residency that includes public lectures at Boston University and Emerson College and readings of two of her new plays by some of Boston’s best actors…” read more at

Brookline Tab Q&A with Melia Bensussen: “Q: How did you get involved with Israeli Stage A: Guy was my student at Emerson, and the idea for Israeli Stage was actually hatched in my office! It’s been a great pleasure to be Guy’s mentor over the years, and though I joked when Guy graduated that all of us on the Emerson faculty would be working for him one day, I had no idea how soon that would be a reality!”…read more at

Improper Bostonian: “And this month marks its most ambitious program yet: a two-week residency with Israeli playwright Savyon Liebrecht, who’ll give lectures and workshop two plays, Freud’s Women andDear Sigmund and Carl, with free world premiere readings staged at Babson, Brandeis and BU..” read more at

Jewish Advocate: “Savyon Liebrecht calls Guy Ben-Aharon ‘a wonderful ambassador of the Israeli theater…'” read more at

JewishBoston Feature: “Since theater has the power to relay an emotional reality to an audience, it’s a unique and authentic vehicle to bring an Israeli voice and sensibility to the Boston audience…” read more at

Jewish Journal: “’When I write — be it a story or a play — I want neither to convey a message, nor to entertain. I feel I need to put on paper the sounds and images that fill my imagination…'” read more at

Produced in partnership with: Babson College, Boston University (Jewish Cultural Endowment, Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies, The Hebrew Program, Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature), Brandeis University (Center for German & European Studies, Schusterman Center for Israel Studies), CJP, Emerson College, Goethe-Institut Boston and StandWithUs.

Savyon Liebrecht : In Residence at Israeli Stage


Category 2013-14 Season, Press