1. An interesting and instructive story for adolescents and those who want to understand the younger generation
2. An incredible range of emotions from fear and disgust to deep empathy
3. A good alternative to going to the movies
Do you know what games your children play when they stay in the backyard? This, of course, is not about babies, but about adolescents, who are often very cruel ... The young body is looking for a way out of the seething hormones, and even the children's mind is not able to build a clear concept of morality, as a result, the weak ...
Adolescents entering adulthood, "Games in the backyard" - first of all for you! Wait for the premiere on the stage of the National Academic Theater of Russian Drama.
The play "Games in the Backyard" by the popular writer Edna Mazia in Israel directed by Oded Kotler is deeply shocking, shocking, compassionate and even disgusting. But you will not experience unequivocal feelings! It will be difficult for you to understand whom to regret and who to blame.
The audience will hear the story of a court hearing about the brutal gang rape of a young girl. As in any investigation, there are accused, there is a victim, confrontations are assigned, testimonies are taken and interrogations are conducted. But the performance is not the routine work of the investigating authorities, which is free from any feelings and relies only on dry facts. In the "Games" they investigate not a crime, but modern morality.
The magnificent play of the actors allows you not only to observe the action from the outside, but as if to join the investigation yourself, feeling fear, pain, humiliation and panic of the heroes. The atmosphere of the performance is addictive and does not let go, even if you do not want it at all.
Roles are performed by: N. Zhuk, A. Simonova, A. Sokolenko, D. Simoneno, G. Suryaga, E. Shcherban, A. Kryuchkov and A. Valyuk.
The duration of the play “Games in the Backyard” is 1 hour 20 minutes, without intermission.