And ancient Judaism’s greatest playwright.

July 16 2024 12:01AM

Making Shylock into an opportunity for a feel-good moment.

Abigail Green
May 15 2024 12:01AM

Who knew a play about anti-Semitism would be so timely?

Tom Stoppard
Dec. 26 2023 12:01AM

Sabbath’s Theater in the theater.

Nov. 7 2023 12:01AM

A Prayer for the French Republic.

Andy Hoffman
Oct. 31 2023 12:01AM

Two plays portray powerful, sinister Jews with ill-gotten riches—and no small number of anti-Semitic stereotypes.

John Nathan
Jan. 18 2023 12:01AM

Revisiting a forgotten novel.

John Nathan
Jan. 12 2023 12:01AM

“As lighthearted as a sermon by Jonathan Edwards and as relaxed as a vacation to Putin’s Moscow.”

Nov. 21 2022 12:01AM

A new look at Clare Boothe Luce’s hit play and film.

Sept. 22 2022 12:01AM

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.

May 18 2022 12:01AM

“Oberammergau is no longer a capital of anti-Semitism.”

Noam Marans and Peter Pettit
May 12 2022 12:01AM

Joshua Harmon’s Prayer for the French Republic asks the question, “When is it time to leave?”

David Cromer
March 3 2022 12:01AM

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.

March 3 2022 12:01AM

A “small-town boy from southeast Missouri” reads Isaac Bashevis Singer.

Jan. 14 2022 12:01AM