Israeli Stage is proud to have presented the American Premiere of Alma Weich’s Price Tag as part of its All Female Playwrights Season 6
FEATURING Jared Brown, Will Lyman*, Phil Tayler*, Patrick Shea*
DIRECTOR Guy Ben-Aharon
BIRTHDAY INTRODUCTION Wendy Liebow, Israeli Stage Advisory Board
DIALOGUE MODERATORS Professor Barbara W. Grossman (Tufts University), Vice Chair of Massachusetts Cultural Council and Naomi Gordon, Israeli Stage Board
A Modern Tragedy inspired by the Biblical story of Eli the High Priest of Shiloh and his corrupted sons. Price Tag follows the story of Hopni, a radical right winger who is in jail for executing a terrorist attack, and his father, Eli, a Senior Member of the Israeli Parliament.
The Arts Fuse: “The timeliness of this staged reading made for one of the most heated talkbacks for any of the presentations in Israeli Stage’s six-year history…” …read more at ArtsFuse.org
The Boston Globe: “Israeli Stage celebrated its fifth birthday on Sunday with the premiere of Alma Weich’s…” …read more at BostonGlobe.com
ALMA WEICH used to work as a corporate lawyer until she decided to change direction and become a theatre practitioner, focusing on writing, directing and teaching. Her first play was performed in the Tel Aviv Short Plays Festival in 2009, and has since then presented two plays at the Tmuna Theatre in Tel-Aviv. She published a novel about violence and secret relationships in a High school in 2013.