The “Tonight We Dance” performance tells the story of a café and dance hall in Jaffa from the early 20th century the dramatic historical events that took place in Palestina/Israel,
A festive performance marking the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Jaffa Theater, a new production of the theater’s successful first show: “Tonight We Dance.”
In the language of movement, dance, and theater, without words, combined with live music on stage, the band and actors on stage perform the different time periods and the relationships between them. Courtship, forbidden love, disappointments and separations.
The Jaffa Theater – a platform for intercultural encounters that encourages familiarity and the bringing together of Hebrew, Arabic, and Middle Eastern cultures. The Jaffa Theater serves as meeting place for artists, performers, and audiences, for creating and sharing experiences, with questions about society, identity, and place in a variety of artistic styles.
Performers: Sophie Tzedaka, Yair Vardi, Rauda Sleiman, Yonatan Agassi, Gabi Eldor, Morad Hassan, Suliman Huseisi, Shantal Cohen, Eyal Salma, David Shmul and musicians on the stage
Screenplay - Sinai Pater, Gaby Aldor, Yigal Ezraty.
Directed by Yigal Azrati and Gaby Aldor
Design - Uri On, original music - Eldad Lidor combined with the hits of the period
Photo credit: Sophie Tzedaka -Syntorama Ttakun