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Warren Hoffman

Warren Hoffman is an author, playwright, and critic, whose books include The Great White Way: Race and the Broadway Musical and The Passing Game: Queering Jewish American Culture. In theater, Warren served as the literary manager and dramaturg for Philadelphia Theatre Company and was the Associate Artistic Director of Jewish Repertory Theatre.  He was also a core playwright with InterAct Theater Company in Philadelphia and his last play, The Black Slot,​ premiered with Aston Rep in Chicago in 2016. In addition to working in the theater community, Warren holds a Ph.D. in American Literature from the University of California-Santa Cruz and has taught at multiple universities. He currently serves as the Executive Director for the Association for Jewish Studies in New York. Learn more about him at warrenhoffman.com.

Looking for “Lesbians” in God of Vengeance and Indecent
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Looking for “Lesbians” in God of Vengeance and Indecent

3 July 2018

Writer Warren Hoffman dives into the history of God of Vengeance, the Yiddish play from 1907 that inspired Paula Vogel's Indecent, and the questions around language and sexuality the play raised and continues to raise.