Haim Abud- Scapino | Comedy in Mask

A fascinating comedic theatrical journey to the history of the mask.

The show tracks the development of the mask in the theater – Basel masks, the neutral mask, the various character masks and mainly – a celebration of Commedia Dell'arte. This beautiful art form, played out in amusing scenes while exploring the classic characters – Arlecchino, Pantalone, the lovers, Dottore, Capitano and more.

A fast, humorous show accompanied by music and movement the unveils the secrets of the actor's work, body language and the world of theater.

"With no stars or a grandiose set – Haim Abud's new show treats its young spectators and their parents with utter artistic seriousness and reveals a whole new world to them." (Nurit Assiag, City Mouse)


Direction and musical editing: Haim Abud

Performed by: Ella Goger, Haim Abud/Barak Gonen

Masks: Yehudit Greenspan


The show premiered in 2011 at Hasimta Theater and runs all over Israel.