Malibu Stage presents ‘West Bank, UK’

Jeremy Cohen (left) and Mike Mosallam star in the musical comedy that opens on Friday.

“West Bank, UK,” a musical about a Palestinian and an Israeli who must share a rent-controlled apartment in London’s West Bank opens at Malibu Stage Co. on Friday, following its run in New York.

The musical is written and directed by Oren Safdie with music and lyrics by Ronnie Cohen. It co-stars Jeremy Cohen as Israeli ex-patriot Assaf Ben-Moshe Benvenisti and Mike Mosallam as Palestinian refugee Aziz Hamoud.

Joining Cohen and Mosallam in the cast are Anthony Patellis and Janine Molinari.

Safdie and Cohen previously collaborated on the hit musical comedy “Jews & Jesus.”

Performances of “West Bank, UK” will take place through April 13 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m. Tickets are $25. For reservations, call 310.589.1998. Malibu Stage is located 29243 Pacific Coast Highway.