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Jess Chayes

is a director and producer. She is the Associate Artistic Director of Northern Stage in White River Junction, Vermont, and a co-founder and co-Artistic Director of The Assembly in Brooklyn, New York. She spends a lot of time on I-91.

Political Fairy Tales: The Russian and the Jew

The Russian & The Jew weaves a deeply human fable of a time and place very foreign to our contemporary New York lives. But amid lofty aspirations for equality under Communism, sexism and anti-Semitism bleed through the well-meaning veneer in ways that might feel oddly familiar, here and now.

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The Brooklyn Rail

NOV 2019

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