Who knew a play about anti-Semitism would be so timely?
Sabbath’s Theater in the theater.
A Prayer for the French Republic.
Two plays portray powerful, sinister Jews with ill-gotten riches—and no small number of anti-Semitic stereotypes.
Revisiting a forgotten novel.
“As lighthearted as a sermon by Jonathan Edwards and as relaxed as a vacation to Putin’s Moscow.”
A new look at Clare Boothe Luce’s hit play and film.
One of America’s greatest living playwrights is also one of the more Jewishly compelling writers of our time, even if he gets left out of the bar-mitzvah anthologies.
“Oberammergau is no longer a capital of anti-Semitism.”
Joshua Harmon’s Prayer for the French Republic asks the question, “When is it time to leave?”
Last month saw the first-ever production of Herzl’s little-known play The New Ghetto in the country he brought into being. The performance was touched with the sublime.
A “small-town boy from southeast Missouri” reads Isaac Bashevis Singer.
Dorothy Fields and Carolyn Leigh.
While their union sides with the anti-Semites.