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  • ‘Closely Related’ looks at what it’s like to be the ‘other’

    March 20, 2014 | 11:12 am

    “Closely Related Keys,” a new work at the Lounge Theatre in Hollywood by award-winning playwright Wendy Graf, depicts the shock and upheaval that ensues when Julia (Diarra Kilpatrick), an African-American attorney climbing the ladder in a Republican law firm who is involved in an...

  • Picks and Clicks for September 5-11, 2009

    By Dikla Kadosh

    September 2, 2009 | 8:04 pm

    SAT | SEPTEMBER 5

    (THEATER)
    Shelley Berman, the first stand-up comedian to appear at Carnegie Hall and the first to win a Grammy for best comedy album, will star in the Celebrity Staged Play Reading of “Keep the Two Dollars,” by Bill Barnett. The comedy’s plot involves an...

  • Theater: ‘Leipzig’ weaves heartfelt Alzheimer’s tale

    By Robert David Jaffee

    November 9, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Wendy Graf was at the women's group at her synagogue when she discovered that a number of her colleagues were the children of Holocaust survivors. She became fascinated with the repercussions of the tragedy on their lives, but put aside the subject as she wrote "Lessons," a play...
  • Writer, Cast Find Faith in ‘Lessons’

    By Susan Josephs

    July 28, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Wendy Graf sat in a synagogue several years ago listening to a rabbi's sermon.

    "She was talking about experiencing a traumatic event and how her faith had been sorely tested," Graf recalled. "That really got me thinking."

    Graf went on to write "Lessons," her latest play that mines...

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  • Searching for ‘Esther’

    By Mike Levy

    June 14, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Wendy Graf's new comedy "The Book of Esther" focuses on a central character named Mindy, who, like Queen Esther, bravely declares her Jewishness in the face of opposition. Unlike Esther, Mindy doesn't save the Jewish people, but confronts her ardently secular family and friends when...