The City
  • Edinburgh Fringe

The city's asleep. A stray cat cries. A drawing of a man on the pavement. And a body inside... Humphrey Bogart meets Jay-Z in this contemporary and darkly comic hip hop fable, performed entirely in rap. A mesmerising musical tale of vanity, lust and murder. Joe is a private detective in a corrupt and decaying city. A mysterious woman convinces him to start an investigation that could cost him his life. Jerusalem's leading professional theatre company performs its acclaimed production, combining rap, hip hop and spoken word. A cult hit (Habama). Comedy masterpiece ***** (Time Out, Tel Aviv).