A musical play

Man clings on to his life like a leech, without any written approval, without a single fragment of health to hold onto, a pest of the mammalian family, bloodsucker of the cosmos, breathing and breathing and breathing

Translated by: Naaman Tammuz

Premiere: 1975
Directed by: Hanoch Levin
Theatre: Haifa Municipal Theatre
Number of characters: 4
Subjects: Love, Desire, Nationalism as Madness

Stage design: Arthur Goldreich

Original music: Alex Cagan

Participants: Lia Dolitskaya - Tsesha; Ilan Dar - Cherkhes; Yossi Yadin - Pfekhts; Hanna Rot - Shprekhtsi

Piano: Micha Blecherovitz


Additional productions

The Cameri Theatre, Tel Aviv (1989) / Directed by Aharon Almog

The Cameri Theatre in collaboration with The Mirror Theatre (Teatron Mar'a) (2011) / Directed by Yagil Eliraz


This work was translated to: Dutch, Polish, French

Dutch    Koninklijke Vlaamse Schouwburg, Brussels (2013)

French  éditions Théâtrales, France (2004)

Polish   ADIT Publishing, Poland (2009)