GULLIVER | Zvi Sahar PuppetCinema | Israeli Week

An adaptation for an actor, a box of pictures, a camera, and a flooded stage.

Performed in English with Polish surtitles.


Based on Jonathan Swift’s satire Gulliver’s Travels

Following his seafaring travels, Gulliver returns home and secludes himself.
He refuses to meet people, converses only with two horses that he bought,
and ponders the nature of humankind.
At the end of five years of isolation,
he has his first conversation with his wife, telling her his story.
Now, he invites you to listen as well.
Before you hear it from anyone else.

Produced by HaZira Performance Art Arena and directed by Zvi Sahar, this adaptation focuses on the lesser-known side of Swift’s classic work –the recognition of the inherent cruelty of human society.

Adaptation, directing and performing: Zvi Sahar, PuppetCinema
Performers and creative partners: Chihiro Ishiyama,Yuval Fingerman, Lee Lorian
Composer and live musician: Gai Sherf
Design: Nili Dvir
Lighting Design: Ofer Laufer
Artistic Director: Amit Drori
Assistant Director: Dani Halifa, Dany kinreich
Technical director: Daniel Gamlieli
Sound: Amir Meir
International tours: as is presenting arts
Tour manager: Batel Dotan

Special thanks to Emanuel Chanon for his help in designing Gulliver’s character

Produced by HaZira Performance Art Arena

Other performances of Israeli Week:

MNEMOSYNE | Kamea Dance Company | 30 August, 19:00

CARMINA BURANA | Kamea Dance Company | 31 August, 19:00

TWO ROOM APARTMENT | performance art | 2 September, 19:00

MEMO | performance art | 3 September, 19:00