August 21, 2021

Khonen in Drag: Cross-Dressing in Two Productions of The Dybbuk during the 1920s (Plus, a Review of One of These Productions)

What was the “trouser role”?
June 29, 2019

“A Piquant Curiosity”: The Gender-Bending Drama Yo a man, nit a man

Read about the gender-bending play Yo a man, nit a man (Yes a Man, Not a Man).
April 30, 2019

Dystopia on the Verge: Or Why a 1934 Yiddish Play About Charlie Chaplin Still Matters

Somewhere, in an obscure port city in Europe…
October 12, 2018

Hatuey: Memory of Fire—An Interview

As part of our coverage of the recent premiere of Hatuey: Memory of Fire, Joel Berkowitz interviewed members of the production’s creative team about the work’s genesis and influences and much more.
September 21, 2018

Found in Translation: Hatuey, Cuba, and the Jews

Some background on the Yiddish epic poem, Hatuey.
August 30, 2018

Avrom Fishzon, or the Berdichev Sheherazad

The DYTP’s first long form blog post: a reflection on the actor and impresario Avrom Fishzon (1843?–1922).