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Lolita / Joan of Arc

Saturday, May 25 2019 20:30
Event duration 120 minutes

About the show

Vladimir Nabokov and the protocols of the trial of Joan of Arc

Confessions of a white widowed male and the Maid of Orleans

Stage adaptation, directing and stage design: Yehezkel Lazarov
Lighting design: Nadav Barnea
Planning and stage production: Zohar Shoef
Video design: Denis Kostevich
Sound design: Michael Weisburd
Costume design: Alin Lazarov
Music: Susanne Sundfor, Laura Marling, Balmorhea
Assistant director: Irena Orlov

Cast: Israel (Sasha) Demidov, Doron Tavori, Alona Zimberg, Kiki, a group of dancers from The Classical Ballet school

Two girls: a 12-year-old American and an 18-year old French warrior. Two men: Humbert Humbert, put on trial for murder, and a theologian who brought a warrior girl to court. 

The play offers a new look at the relationship of men and women, justice and love. Do women need
“armor” to survive in the male world? In the new play by Yehezkel Lazarov, Nabokov’s sensational novel Lolita (1955) is combined with the blood-drenched protocols of the Inquisition process of Joan of Arc (1431), the Maid of Orleans, the French national heroine.


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