Nine Contemporary Jewish Plays

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Price
$45.94
Publisher
University of Texas Press
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Pages
587
Dimensions
6.16 X 9.06 X 1.44 inches | 2.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780292712904
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About the Author

Ellen Schiff has written extensively on the depiction of Jews on stage. She is most recently the editor of Awake and Singing: Six Great American Jewish Plays. She serves as a juror in the New Play Commissions competition and as advisor to the Global Theatre Initiative in Israel and the Jewish Theatre of Austria. A veteran member of the Association for Jewish Theatre, she lives in New York City.

Michael Posnick is Professor and Director of the Department of Dance and Theatre at Manhattanville College in Purchase, New York. A longtime juror for the New Play Commissions and theatre consultant to the NFJC, he founded and directed the Mosaic Theatre at the 92nd Street Y. His productions have been seen at Yale Repertory Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Club, and Lincoln Center. He is a resident of New York City.

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Mainstream readers are encouraged to visit the drama bookshelf to locate this intelligent, probing collection filled with vivid examples of how dramatic literature can humanize moral and social dilemmas by embodying them in the personal irritations and intimacies of daily life.-- "Forward" (4/14/2006 12:00:00 AM)