Inspiring Jewish Stories on Stage l The Braid / JWT Presents:
No Joke | The Braid
Screenwriter David Chiu, the son of a Chinese immigrant and a Lithuanian Jewish mother, encounters unexpected racism at a Hollywood pitch meeting when a powerful man tells a joke about a Chinese restaurant using a racist accent. As David debates what to do, he makes a decision that both haunts him and leads him to a powerful revelation.
Produced by The Braid/Jewish Women’s Theatre
True story, Drama
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Big Jugs | The Braid
Before she leaves for the Peace Corps, a 56-year-old woman begins to get her body in shape for her challenging upcoming assignment in Africa as an agribusiness specialist. She carries heavy gallon jugs of water up and down steep hills to prepare her. But her physical strength is not all she wor...
My Blessed Journey | The Braid
A woman who discovers she can’t bear children adopts a Russian toddler. As his special needs become apparent, she doubts whether she can successfully meet the challenge of raising a son with severe developmental delays. When the suggestion is made that she should “send him back to Russia,” she ...
In Her Left Hand | The Braid
A medevac rescue worker arrives at a highway accident scene via helicopter, where she finds two cars “crumpled like tin cans.” Doubting whether anyone in the accident could have survived, she finds a couple in one of the cars who are barely alive and are still holding hands. The following shabb...