Fool For Love

By Sam Shepard

 

Habima National Theatre
Tel Aviv, Israel
February
2016

Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Beaten down by ill-fated love and a ruthless struggle for identity, can they ultimately live with, or without, each other?

Through searing truth and dark humor, Fool for Love shows the story of two people who just can't live without each other whether they like it or not. May is hiding out at an old motel in the Mojave Desert. Eddie, an old flame and childhood friend, finds her there and threatens to drag her back into the life from which she had fled. Reality and dream; truth and lies; past and present mingle in an explosive, emotional experience.

Credits:

 

Translated by: Noam Shmuel

Directed by: Noam Shmuel

Music: Eyall Weiss

Vocal Coach: Assi Eshed

Set Design: Niv Manor

Movement: Sharon Gal

Lighting Design: Meir Aloni

Costume Design: Aviah Bash

Photos: Liran Levy

Assistant Director: Hadas Sher

Video Clip: David Lubetzky

Cast:

 

Liat Akta

Angel Bonanni

Gil Frank

Poli Reshef

Oded Erlich

 

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© 2019 by Noam Shmuel, Tel Aviv, Israel