The Ben Hecht Show

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The story of Ben Hecht, the 1920s Chicago newspaperman who went on to become a playwright, screenwriter and novelist. The play is based on Hecht’s books, A Guide for the Bedevilled and A Child of the Century, in which Hecht confronts his own identity as an American Jew in the wake of the Holocaust.
Format: One-man show
Cast Size: 1M

Snapshot

Original or Prominent Production: Piven Theatre, Noyes Cultural Center, Evanston, June 17–July 17, 2016.
Original Source Material: A Guide for the Bedevilled and A Child of the Century by Ben Hecht.
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Original Language: English
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