The Rubber Merchants

Author(s): Hanoch Levin
Company: Gamayun Theatre
Running time: 2h 30min approx

Yohanan, Bella and Shmuel have average-sized dreams. They want sex, money and love. But is playing it safe really the best way to go about turning them into a reality?

This fast-paced tragifarce recalibrates a 1970s play by celebrated Israeli playwright Hanoch Levin for a 2020s audience. Created by Gamayun Theatre, the comedy is devised by an international creative ensemble fully invested in cross-cultural dialogue and the sharing of different perspectives.

Directed by Asya Sosis, The Rubber Merchants revisits the tradition of absurdism in 20th century Israeli literature, combining it with Ukrainian and British theatrical practices.