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Roni Sinai

Playwright, Director, Translator

1969 – Born in Jerusalem
1996 – Graduated from Nissan Nativ Acting Studio, Tel Aviv
2002 – Participated in a playwrights’ workshop in Canberra, Australia, on behalf of the Israeli Foreign Ministry

Writer and Director:
1997 – “Stephen”, winner of 4 prizes at the Akko Theater Festival
1999 – “Oil on Cloth” – winner of Israeli Theater Fringe Award
2000 – “Wool Dog” – third year project at Nissan Nativ. The play was performed at Bet Zioney America and Tsavta
2001 – “Freeing Bin Laden” – as a graduation project for Nissan Nativ.
2002 – “The Big Win” (comedy) at Beer Sheva Theater, based on Shalom Aleichem, starring Miki Kam, Tuvia Tsafir, Hanna Roth, and more…
2009 – “Sweet Potatoes”, the Incubator Theater
2016 – Head writer and director, Tuvia Tsafir’s Variety Show

2005 – 2007 – The international Indian musical “Baharati”, in collaboration with Shirili Deshe and Jojo Kahan.

2012 – “Israel Journal”, Haifa Theater, directed by Moshe Naor
2014 – “Boomerang”, Haifa Theater, directed by Nir Erez (featuring Ohad Knoller, Norman Isa, Lirit Balaban, Yoav Barlev and Efrat Arnon)
2015 – Monologues for the international production of “Baharati 2” (directed by Shirili Deshe and Jojo Kahan)
2018- “She’s a Robot”, co-playwright with Uzi Weil, Habima Theater, directed by Roy Segev.
2019- “Fatso”, co-playwright with Etgar Keret, The Cameri Theater, directed by Shirili Deshe. Won the best playwright “Tamar Rudich” award by the Cameri Theater.
2020- “The Pill”, Beit Leisin Theater, directed by Roy Segev.

Translations and Adaptations:
2003 – Translated and directed the play “The Prisoner of Second Avenue” by Neil Simon at the Beer Sheva Theater, featuring Zeev Revach, Geula Nuni, and others.
2004 – Translated and adapted Carlo Goldoni’s “The Coffee Shop”, directed by Mitko Bozakov at the Beer Sheva Theater

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