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Performers Go It Alone and Like It That Way

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/performers_go_it_alone_and_like_it_that_way_20060707

While each show follows its own trajectory, Chaiken points out that many Jewish-themed plays explore the issue of legacy. These performers describe conflicted feelings about their parents and the aspirations held out for them. As clichéd as such scenarios may seem, they speak to the pain and humor of family, a commonality that usually resonates with audiences.

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