By Maya Arad Yasur
Directed by Lilach Dekel-Avneri
In Maya Arad Yasur’s Amsterdam, a pregnant Israeli violinist sets out to trace the origins of a gas bill from 1944, which she found outside her door. Over the next 24 hours, she gradually becomes aware of the significance of her own origins in an increasingly xenophobic and misogynist environment.
Director Lilach Dekel-Avneri is a visiting artist who is at the School thanks to support from the Israel Institute, an independent, nonpartisan, non-advocacy organization that advances rigorous teaching, research and discourse about modern Israel in partnership with leading academic and cultural institutions.
Performance Dates & Times
Thursday, October 10, at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, October 11, at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 12, at 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 12, at 8 p.m.
Sunday, October 13, at 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 19, at 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 19, at 8 p.m.
Sunday, October 20, at 2:30 p.m.
(Photos by Craig Schwartz for the USC School of Dramatic Arts)