Dan Fishback is a playwright from New York City and a member of the Jewish Voice for Peace Artists Council. His musical “The Material World” was called one of the Top Ten Plays of 2012 by Time Out New York.
By Dan Fishback
My play was Just canceled because I’m the wrong kind of Jew
I felt so hopeful when the American Jewish Historical Society said they wanted to mount a performance of my new play, “Rubble Rubble.” As a Jewish anti-Zionist playwright in a politically conservative Jewish institutional landscape, I have grown accustomed to feeling unwelcome in Jewish spaces. I am not the only one. Any Jew who opposes…
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Ever since a group of surprisingly high-profile theater artists called on Lincoln Center to cancel its upcoming production of an Israeli state-sponsored play, New York City’s theater community has been reeling with discomfort. While many theater professionals sympathize with the Palestinian cause, few, in their heart of hearts, want to cancel a play, especially in…
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