Lives in the Yiddish Theatre
Volume 8

MORE SHORT BIOGRAPHIES CREATED FOR A NEW ONLINE VOLUME
OF ZALMEN ZYLBERCWEIG'S " LEXICON OF THE yIDDISH THEATRE"

 

Jonathan Rozen

 

Jonathan was born in Haifa, and is an alumnus of the Nisan Nativ Acting Studio. He was awarded Scholarships for Excellence from the America-Israel Foundation in 1999 and 2000. He was also awarded a grant from the Haifa Theatre for Excellent Young Actors in 2002.

He has performed at Habima and Haifa Theatres in numerous plays, including: "Cracks in The Concrete," "Kaddish For Naomi," "Iluf Hasorerret (Taming of the Shrew)", "Mary-Lou," "Games in The Backyard," and more. Also, the solo performance, "Diary of a Madman," in Theatoroneto.

Jonathan has also appeared in a variety of films and television series, among them the lead role in the films, "Kololush," "Munich," (in the role of Ehud Barak), "Michaela," Letters from Rishikesh," "Altalena," and "Maftir."

He recently produced his first recording of songs that he wrote, composed, and performed.

In Yiddishpiel, he has performed in "The Great Lottery," "The Magician of Lublin," in which he played the cantor, a leading singing role, and for which he won Best Actor of the Year at the Yiddishpiel Theater Awards Ceremony in 2008, "Gebirtig" and "20 Until 120." 
 

Sh. E. from the Yiddishpiel.

 


 

 

 

 


 

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