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Israeli Avenue Q – Follow-up #3: Read My Critique – or, Better Yet, Skip My Critique And Just Buy Your Tickets Today! | frgdr.com
Avid readers of my blog may have read about my growing anticipation for the Israeli production of Avenue Q (previous post #1, #2) – well I just came back from seeing the show and it is absolutely amazing! GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY at www.AvenueQ.co.il Okay, now that I got the bottom line off my chest, let's get down to the nitty gritty: While I love theatre musicals, I am quite difficult when it comes to watching a local production, never being able to stop comparing everything, starting with the translated text, the set, the songs, the orchestra, and every other aspect which more often than not seem to be much better in the original production. That is not the case with Moshe Kepten's Hebrew version of Avenue Q – Bravo, Kepten, O Kepten! Highlights: Translation: Eli Bizsawi's translation from English is a work of art. I often complain about still being able to 'hear' the original English when the translation is literal and sticks to the words and not the essence – but that is not the