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Jews had grown so entrenched in the upper-middle and upper classes that they no longer felt threatened by affirmative action under any euphemism.
“Significant Other,” Joshua Harmon’s follow up to his hit play “Bad Jews” made Jesse Oxfeld a little verklempt.
Joshua Harmon’s “Bad Jews” was a hit in New York, and it has been extended seven times in Chicago. But does its success come at the price of selling out Jewish women?
Joshua Harmon, the guy who brought you ‘Bad Jews,’ has a new play called ‘Significant Other’ — and it comes complete with Jewish mom jokes.
Shlomo Carlebach appeared on stage this year. So did Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Asher Lev and a passel of other characters. What did they all have in common? This was the year of Jews in transition on and off Broadway.
Joshua Harmon was rejected by Juilliard’s prestigious playwriting program three times. On his fourth try, ‘Bad Jews’ got him in.