Meshugah

Set in the 1950s on Manhattan's Upper West Side, Meshugah is a tragicomic portrait of a community of recent Jewish émigrés living in the wake of the Holocaust. When Aaron Greidinger, a struggling novelist and advice columnist, falls in love with the beautiful mistress of a friend from his Warsaw past, dark secrets and bizarre twists threaten to break up the unusual romance. Emily Mann’s adaptation of Singer's love story of lost souls in a world gone meshugah.
Format: Full-length play
Cast Size:3M/2F
Notes:

Isaac Bashevis Singer, a Polish-born Jewish-American author, is among the most important Jewish writers of the twentieth century, and is a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for literature (1978).

Snapshot

Original or Prominent Production:
Kirk Theatre, New York, May 2003.
Original Source Material: Isaac Bashevis Singer’s novel Meshugah (1994).
Nationality of Author: U.S. | Polish
Original Language: English
Publisher:

Samuel French

Production Rights Holder:

Samuel French

Experience(s) Chronicled: Survivors and Subsequent Generations

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