Fortunately for us all, renowned performer Theodore Bikel has found a welcome at Theater J. In town to play the title role in the staged reading of Shylock, Mr. Bikel talks about the inherent anti-Semitism in Shakespeare’s character that led to playwright Arnold Wesker’s new interpretation. In 2005, Theater J produced the powerful drama The Disputation featuring Mr. Bikel. Here he tells the history behind this important play and his commitment to its future.
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