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Abraham Benson-Goldberg

Abraham Benson-Goldberg is a director, teacher and general theatrical nuisance based outside of Tel Aviv, Israel.

Abraham Benson-Goldberg is a director, educator and general theatrical nuisance based outside of Tel Aviv, Israel. His artistic foci are site-specific/responsive processes (even when he's producing inside of a traditional theatrical space), queering the classical canon, and non-conventional TYA. He is the founder and artistic director of YAWPbarbaric, a site-specific/responsive company, and has been privileged to create work both in the United States and Israel. For more information you can subscribe to his emails or check out his website!

Philoctetes in Jerusalem
Essay

Philoctetes in Jerusalem

The Cost of Growing Up a Soldier

31 January 2017

Abraham Benson-Goldberg discusses Khan Theatre’s production of Philoctetes, examining the intersections of young soldiers, heroism, war, and politics.

Thoughts from a Youngster on Attracting Youngsters to the Playhouse
Essay

Thoughts from a Youngster on Attracting Youngsters to the Playhouse

27 June 2016

Abraham Benson-Goldberg writes about how theatres can be better at attracting young audiences, based on his experiences in Seattle, WA and Tel Aviv, Israel.