Motti Lerner

Playwright and screenwriter. Writes mostly about political issues. Among his plays: Kastner, Pangs of the Messiah, Pollard, Exile in Jerusalem, Passing The Love of Women, Autumn, Hard Love, The Hastening of The End. His US productions include: The Murder of Isaac (Baltimore Centerstage) Pangs of the Messiah (Theater J, Silk Road Rising, and other), Benedictus (Golden Thread, Theater J), Paulus (Silk Road Rising), The Admission (Theater J), Hard Love (TACT, NY), and After The War (Mosaic Theater). Wrote the screenplays for the films: Loves in Betania, The Kastner Trial, Bus Number 300, Egoz, The Institute, A Battle in Jerusalem, The Silence of the Sirens, Altalena, Spring 1941 and Kapo in Jerusalem. He won the best play award (1985), the Israeli Motion Picture Academy award (1995, 2004), and the Prime Minister’s of Israel Award (1994). He wrote the books According To Chekhov and The Playwright's Purpose. He taught playwriting at Tel Aviv University, Duke University, Knox College and was a fellow at the Institute of Advanced Studies at JNU University, New Delhi. 

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AT 8:00PM

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12
AT 4:00PM