About Shlomo Bar-Shavit

Shlomo Bar-Shavit was a member of the Habima Theatre Company since 1949, playing some 200 roles in classic, Jewish, contemporary and original productions. Served on Habima's board of directors between 1958 and 1960, and as the theatre's Artistic Director between 1976 and 1978. Over the years, Bar-Shavit has appeared in various musicals and productions of non-repertory theatres. More recently, he has played a variety of roles at the Cameri Theatre of Tel Aviv, the Beit Lessin Theatre and the Beersheba Municipal Theatre.

He has written and directed dozens of children's plays and appeared on numerous radio and television programs. Awarded several prizes and awards, including the honorary title Yakir Tel Aviv (Worthy of Tel Aviv), and the Israel Theatre Prize for the year 2000 for his life's achievement. He is the executor of the estate of the late Hanna Rovina, the "First Lady of Israeli Theatre". Zmora-Bitan Publishers has published his biography, The Ninth Soul.

He died on September 8, 2019 in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Shlomo Bar-Shavit


Tel Aviv, Israel