Far Over the SeaThe Train Theater
Bialik’s poems, both familiar and forgotten, come to life through antiques, puppets, and music.
On Bialik Street in Tel Aviv, a suitcase has been found. In the suitcase is a hut; in the hut is a basement; in the basement is an old book; and in the book, a little bird from far over the sea. The little bird discovers that the book is empty, its poems vanished. How can she bring them all back?
Coming to her aid is Shahar, an antique collector from Tel Aviv’s streets. As they roam throughout the city, the little bird plucks poem titles from billboards, signs and the like, while Shahar finds and invents the poems’ characters using objects and props he discovers along the way. Using these simple, forsaken items, Shahar creates new worlds – or, more accurately, old-new ones, matching Bialik’s own language, which sounds so natural, albeit a little
Participation in Haifa International Children's Theater Festival.
The National Lottery Council for the Arts