Zvika Hadar and Esti Zakheim in the movie "Afula Express" / Itzik Portal
26 years after the release of the acclaimed and successful film "Afula Express" directed by Julie Shalez, it seems that the two actors who played the lead roles - Zvika Hadar and Esti Zakheim - will reunite on stage, Walla has learned! Culture. Barring last-minute changes, the two will appear together in the stage adaptation of Dover Kosashvili's 2001 film Late Wedding, written and directed by Dover Kosashvili. The stage adaptation will be staged at the Be'er Sheva Theater in cooperation with Habima in February or March, directed by Shir Goldberg, artistic director of the Be'er Sheva Theater. Advanced negotiations are underway with the two to play the roles, and a week ago a call was made for their participation.
The Be'er Sheva Theater said: "We are delighted with the interest surrounding the production of 'Late Wedding', casting for the play is underway and we will be happy to update as soon as they close."
Another production is expected to be staged next year, as first reported by Walla! Tarbut is a new musical play following the life story of singer and Israel Prize laureate Yaffa Yarkoni. The play is signed by Guy Meroz as playwright and Eldar Groisman as director. This follows the success of the musical play "Road Marks", directed by Moshe Kaptan, which was staged six years ago and performed over 350 times.
Similar to the play "Road Marks", in which four women played Naomi Shemer at different times in her life, in the play about Yarkoni's life, several women - three in this case - will play the cultural icon of different ages, and it seems that the actresses will be: Eli Almani will play young Yarkoni, Einat Shroff will alternate with Galit Giat will play her during her days as a singer of wars, and Gila Almagor will play her in the last five years of her life, During this time, she contracted Alzheimer's. The play is scheduled to premiere in mid-February.
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