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by  Joshua Harmon

Full Length Play, Drama  /  2m, 3f

A new play from Joshua Harmon Bad Jews, Significant Other that explodes the ideals and contradictions of liberal white America.
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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 3f
  • Duration

    Duration

    105 Minutes
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

Sherri Rosen-Mason is head of the admissions department at a New England prep school, fighting to diversify the student body.  Alongside her husband, the school’s Headmaster, they’ve largely succeeded in bringing a stodgy institution into the twenty-first century. But when their only son sets his sights on an Ivy League university, personal ambition collides with progressive values, with convulsive results.
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Accolades

  • WINNER of the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Best Play!

Reviews

"Astonishing and daring. An extraordinarily useful and excruciating satire - of the left, by the left, for the left - for today."— THE NEW YORK TIMES
"The nuanced and competing truths in this 90-minute play are like a first act that dares its spectators to create a second out of post-show conversations."— TIME OUT NEW YORK
"A smart, hilarious and provocative drama."— THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $100 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Duration: 105 Minutes

Casting

2m, 3f
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Joshua Harmon

Joshua Harmon's play Bad Jews received its world premiere at Roundabout Underground and was the first production to transfer to the Roundabout's Laura Pels Theatre (Outer Critics Circle and Lucille Lortel Award nominations, Best Play). It has since become the third most-produced play in the United States this season an ...

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