Arts: Jews and the Theater

“...the first thing he did was ask where to get a kosher meal and was there a Yiddish theater? Jewish fish and Yiddish theater—what could be better than that?” - Wandering Stars (Sholem Aleichem)

This reading list takes you from Chagall's Russian Jewish theater, to Yiddish theater in America, to musical theater and theater in fiction, and through the lives of actors and playwrights:

Fiddler at Fifty by Edward Shapiro




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