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Art Against Fascism: Joshua Sobol on the Radical Possibilities of Yiddish Theater

Joshua Sobol speaks to Rachelle Gross­man about resis­tance through art and the future pos­si­bil­i­ties of Yid­dish theater. 

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Feminist Dybbuks in Melbourne: Possession, Desire and Voice

In August 2018, Aus­tralian the­atre mak­er and direc­tor Sama­ra Her­sch, along with Cham­ber Made, a com­pa­ny oper­at­ing at the nexus of con­tem­po­rary per­for­mance, music and sound’, pre­sent­ed Dyb­buks – a pro­duc­tion in three acts explor­ing ideas of pos­ses­sion; of women being with the dead; of desire, rit­u­al, and voice. Here, Nico­la Menser Hearn reviews the pro­duc­tion and dis­cuss­es it with Hersch.


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