Edna Shavit

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Edna Shavit
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Born(1935-04-25)April 25, 1935
Died14 June 2015(2015-06-14) (aged 80)
Resting placeGivat Brenner

Edna Shavit (Hebrew: עדנה שביט‎. April 25, 1935 – 14 June 2015) was an Israeli professor affiliated with the theater department of Tel Aviv University.


Edna Shavit was married to Yoram Gal.

In the 1960s, Shavit played Lucky in a local production of Waiting for Godot and went on to direct the play in the 1970s. [1] Shavit was the director of You and Me and the Next War,[2] a satirical cabaret by Hanoch Levin with songs set to music by Alex Kagan and Beni Nagari.

In 2006, she was awarded the Levi prize for life achievement.[3]


  1. ^ Israel Didn't Have to Wait Long for Mr. God
  2. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20110522004144/http://www.jewish-theatre.com/visitor/article_display.aspx?articleID=27. Archived from the original on May 22, 2011. Retrieved October 18, 2009. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ "נפטרה במאית התיאטרון והשחקנית פרופ' עדנה שביט" (in Hebrew). Walla!. 14 June 2015. Retrieved 29 June 2015.