Going It Alone

One-person shows dominate the Fringe festival

Let’s Get Lost

Rebecca Solnit wanders and ponders landscapes haunted by Walter Benjamin and Leopold Bloom

Meow Mix

Joann Sfar on his graphic tale of a clever cat in 1930s Algeria

Party Pooper

Entourage disappoints one of the faithful

Alienation Effect

Shadowtime seems to strive for difficulty for its own sake

Third Look

On rereading Leonard Michaels’s I Would Have Saved Them If I Could

Pretty Makes Me Sick

Eva Hesse

Note From the Underground

A fictional account of a terrorist attack becomes eerily prescient

Plot Heavy

How two books about conspiracy theories get it wrong

Girl Wonder

Melissa Bank’s heroines are witty, self-deprecating, underachieving…and Jewish

Second Stage

The Diaspora Drama Group tries to revive Yiddish theater

Back from the Shadows

Dovid Bergelson’s skepticism served him poorly in life but sublimely in art

Town and Country

Hillel Halkin tries to untangle the roots of his adopted hometown

Be My Knife

A Hebrew professor relies on the sharp edge of language to dissect male failure

From Saccharine to Satire

A brief history of the television bar mitzvah

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