Homage to Else Lasker-Schüler
Part of the ‘HaTeiva Marathon Festival’
Music by Joseph Tal
a cooperation between the Israel Contemporary Players and Musiktheater Wien.
"Elsa - my blue piano - scene" a staged evening.
Else Lasker-Schüler (February 11, 1869 - January 22, 1945) was a Jewish German poet and playwright famous for her bohemian lifestyle in Berlin. She was one of the few women affiliated with the Expressionist movement. Lasker-Schüler fled Nazi Germany and lived out the rest of her life in Jerusalem.
The evening is dedicated to her life and art.
May 31, 20:00
approx. 90 minutes.
Bruno Berger - Gorski
Einat Aronstein – sopran (Elsa 1)
Ethel Merhaut- sopran (Elsa 2)
Adi Etzion Zach - actress (Older Elsa)
Carmit Levite - narrator
Israel Contemporary Players
In cooperation with Musiktheater Wien
Thanks to Austrian Culturforum Tel Aviv, German Embassy Tel Aviv, Zukunftsfond Wien,
(Nationalfonds Wien, Bundeskanzleramt Wien)