(From Jerusalem Post)
Byline: Barry Davis
Despite its relative youth Israel has a strong tradition in theater. The early days of the state, and even in pre-state Palestine, the Habima and Cameri theaters boasted some fine casts largely based on Russian- and German-born Israelis who learned their craft in their countries of origin.
The largest event of the theater year is the Acco Festival of Alternative Israeli Theatre which will take place between September 21-24. This year's line-up includes 230 performances, including 12 original shows. The leading productions include Eshet by Elit Barr, Uri by Uri Drumer, The World Is Round based on a script by …