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Stuart Hecht On Molly Picon and American Yiddish Theatre

By Jewish Arts Collaborative

Published Oct 6, 2022

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JLive Presents Stuart Hecht

(8 min) In this clip, Theatre Historian Stuart Hecht answers an audience question about (Boston-born) legendary actress Molly Picon’s career in Yiddish and the Americanization of Jewish theatre. 

 

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JLive, an ongoing project from the Jewish Arts Collaborative, is a series of virtual cultural experiences that bring us together to explore and celebrate the diverse world of Jewish art, culture, and creative expression. The professionals featured in the series span a wide range of creative mediums, from animation to klezmer to papercutting, all with connections to the Greater Boston Area. 

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JArts’ mission is to curate, celebrate, and build community around the diverse world of Jewish arts, culture, and creative expression. Our vision is of a more connected, engaged, and tolerant world inspired by Jewish arts and culture. Learn more at jartsboston.org.

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