It’s one thing when Jews criticize our own, but when non-Jewish writers put us down using the same old stereotypes, it’s a completely different story.
Pulitzer Prize-winner Ayad Akhtar’s new play concerns a kidnapped banker. Terrorism and capitalism make a tantalizing mix, writes theater critic Jesse Oxfeld.
Ayad Akhtar’s ‘Disgraced’ is a taut, 85-minute play about culture clash in the post-9/11 world. Jesse Oxfeld weighs in on the tense and sometimes shocking drama.