2014 Top 10
2014 Jewish Playwriting Contest Top 10!
by Renee Calarco (Washington, DC)
Roberta and Larry have just purchased a miraculous Holocaust Torah for their synagogue. So why does the shul in the next town have one, too?
by Ben Gassman (New York, NY)
Midnight tagging, mystical minyans and the law collide in the subways of New York.
by Jonathan Gillis (Jerusalem, Israel)
A Scottish IDF soldier and a Palestinian professor struggle for meaning after a horrific accident.
by Tasha Gordon-Solmon (New York, NY)
When the rabbi dies during the wedding, is everything cursed?
by Sam Graber (Minneapolis, MN)
Deep in the Minnesota woods, a wayward brother and sister struggle with Elijah and an Angel.
by Cory Hinkle and Victoria Stewart, (Los Angeles, CA), co-created by Jeremy Wilhelm (Minneapolis, MN)
When the federal government shut down Agriprocessors in Postville, Iowa, they also exploded a fragile, multilingual, multiethnic community.
by Stan Kaplan (Ukiah, CA)
A downtown theater company struggles with the decision to stage a potentially controversial play about Israel/Palestine.
by MJ Kaufman (Philadelphia, PA)
An interracial jewish family goes to the Rhine River valley to find something lost, but meets a mysterious messenger instead.
by Lenelle Moise (Boston MA)
We never know what’s buried inside us until we’re tested. But maybe she’s an Ethiopian Jew?
by Stephanie Swirsky (New York, NY)
It’s tough to be 17. Or gay. Or a jew. Especially when you’re visiting concentration camps on the way to the promised land.