Reviews

NEW TV INTERVIEW: Yafit Josephson on ABC morning news with Anchor Jennifer Johnson and the JCC CenterStage Artistic Director Ralph Meranto, speaking about "New Eyes" during performances in Rochester NY (9/27/13)

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"EBULLIENT SOLO SHOW! Josephson is a winning presence, and her impersonations of pushy parents, showbiz types and Israeli 'playas' land on target!" (1/13/11)

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"AN ACCOMPLISHED PERFORMANCE! Hilarious! Beneath the comedy lies a serious undercurrent stemming from the ongoing war in the Middle East." (1/11/11)

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"The show is GOOD FOR ISRAEL. It shows Israel’s human face and that human face is Yafit Josephson." (1/26/11)

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"PLUCKY one-woman performance! Josephson displays a reverberating sense of genuineness and succeeds in capturing the inside jokes (and calamities) of Israeli life while remaining relevant to an American audience." (2/20/13)

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"INSPIRATIONAL! Josephson's boundless energy and desire to share her story transform her narrative from the traditionally cathartic autobiographical tale to one that is inspirational." (1/20/11)

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"Just as TV's industry is vibrant as it successfully exports hit shows like Homeland and In Treatment, New Eyes is a fresh look at an Israeli actress' journey, and has inspired theatergoers throughout Los Angeles." (4/19/12) 

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 "PURE TALENT! WONDERFUL! Well-written and extremely fascinating!" (1/12/11)

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"A POIGNANT and FUNNY work of art that addresses how Israelis and American Jews are stereotyped and the havoc that plays on young people's ability to find their place in the world." (8/29/12)

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"Soldier's play asks audience to view Israel with 'New Eyes'. The play shows Israel in a good light!" (9/6/12)

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"It's a big enough challenge for most actors to portray one role successfully. Imagine taking on 18 in one play. With New Eyes, Yafit Josephson tackled the Everest of theatrical mountains." (October 2012)

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"Josephson explores weighty universal themes in a skillful way, using satire and wit to make them not only PALATABLE but ENJOYABLE." (7/10/11)

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"Don't miss New Eyes! A refreshing THOUGHT PROVOKING one woman show, brilliantly written and performed by Yafit Josephson." (5/13/11)

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    "A natural sense of comedic timing...a hilariously brilliant studied contrast of opposites." (6/13/11)

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"Yafit tells her life story with the CONVICTION and PASSION of a soldier defending her homeland. Her commanding presence and expert impersonations kept the story moving along briskly." (10/10/11)

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THE CASIANO CHRONICLE OF THE AMERICAN JEWISH UNIVERSITY

"It was a great piece that everyone can connect to; it's about losing touch with who you are and what your culture is and rediscovering it. I feel that everyone, not just Israelis, can take something valuable from it." (11/23/11)

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SHOFAR MAGAZINE- IRANIAN AMERICAN JEWISH FEDERATION

"Yafit Josephson is not just an actress; SHE IS A GUIDE. Her performance in New Eyes propels the type of self-reflection that would normally be induced after watching an Oscar-nominated movie." (3/2011)


"Solo Performance Online Catalogue: Yafit Josephson in New Eyes!"

 

"New Eyes' appeal goes beyond the Israeli audience as it tackles issues of immigration, identity, and send a strong message of standing one's ground, and staying true to yourself." (3/15/12)

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Video Interview with Yafit Josephson in Hebrew (5/5/12)
 

 

 

"NEW EYES: 100%- SWEET" (1/21/11)