Golda's Balcony

May 27 - Jun 26, 2016

Runs: June 5 – 26, 2016
Previews: May 28 - June 4, 2016
Opening Night: June 4, 2016
Show Times: Thurs / Fri / Sat 8pm | Matinee Sat 3 / Sun 2pm

Broadway applauded this reworking of the author’s 1977 play into a complex one-woman tour-de-force. This tight-knit story of war and peace opens in 1973, on the eve of the Yom Kippur War, and uses flashbacks to let Golda Meir tell the story of her life: her journey from her birthplace in Russia to the United States where she settled in Milwaukee, became a school teacher and married. She describes her role as a socialist Zionist, her emigration to Palestine in 1921, the birth of her two children and the breakup of her marriage. These details form an intriguing backdrop for a dramatic look at idealism, power and the strength it takes to shape the destiny of a nation.

“Seldom has history embodied itself in one person as clearly as it did in Golda Meir…Gibson gives us a great understanding of Golda’s personal and public life and conveys magnificently the fearlessness and dedication that made Golda so powerful a world leader.” – New York Daily News

“Fascinating.” – The New York Times

Produced in Association with the Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival.

Rosina Reynolds as Golda Meir

Written by William Gibson
Directed by Todd Salovey


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