About the AuthorsBoaz Gaon
(Playwright) received an Msc in Media and Communications from The London School of Economics andPolitical Science. He received his BA in Theatre Studies from Tel Aviv University. He is currently a Dramatic Writingprofessor at the Minshar Arts School, in Tel Aviv, and Head of the Drama and Story department at HSCC, a leading TV
production company. Boaz formerly served as senior writer and New York and London correspondent for Ma’ariv
Israelinewspaper; and an investigative reporter for Channel 2 television. His dramatic writing includes ARGENTINA; a theatrical
adaptation of Ghassan Kanafani’s
novella RETURN TO HAIFA; MISMATCH for the Haifa Theater; and BRANJA at the BeitLessin theater. He was the winner of the 2009 festival for new Israeli plays. Other plays by Gaon include FAMILYPACKAGE; and THE ISRAELI FAMILY (nominated for Best Entertainment Show, 2004 and read at Theater J in 2007).
Gaon’s work has also been seen at The Odessa Branch Denver Arts Center, Theatrefest 2002. His play
DRESS REHEARSALwon the Best Play Award at the Akko Israeli fringe Festival. He recently published the nonfiction book
My Life As an Israeli in New York
. Other work includes a nover--
Gymax’s Yellow Bus
(Playwright) is a theater director, scriptwriter, playwright, script and content editor, and acting teacher. Agraduate of the Nisan Nativ Acting Studio, he was formerly an actor at Habima National Theater and the Cameri Theater.He directed A SHAPE FOR LOVE and TAPE at the Habima National Theater; JEEPS and SHIRA at
-Sheva Theaterand many other plays, some of which he also wrote. Erez was the author, editor and chief writer of the television series
(Channel 2 - Reshet) and
(Nickelodeon Channel), the editor of
with Idan Alterman andYair Nitzani (Channel 2 - Keshet), and more.