Discover the artists and history behind The Wanderers in the Upstage Playgoer’s Guide. This guide includes interviews with members of the cast and creative team, an article on identity in Jewish American literature, information on the Jewish diaspora in the US, discussion questions to get you thinking, and downloadable activities for teachers and students.
Table of Contents
Learn about the context for the play and dig into the artistic choices made by the show's creative team.
Spotlight on The Wanderers
A Note from Artistic Director Todd Haimes
The Jewish Diaspora in the US
Community and Tradition in Satmar Hasidism
Glossary: Yiddish and Hebrew in The Wanderers
"Too Jewish and Not Jewish Enough": Identity in Jewish American Literature
Insight from the artists involved in The Wanderers.
Interview with Playwright Anna Ziegler
Interview with Director Barry Edelstein
Interview with Actor Eddie Kaye Thomas
Find discussion starters for before and after the show, as well as downloadable activities for students.
Discover past Roundabout productions in "From the Archives" and learn about careers in the theatre industry in “Career Spotlight.”
From the Archives: Do U DM?
Career Spotlight: Lighting Board Operator
The Wanderers Upstage Contributors
|WEB DESIGN||Pat Budris
|SPECIAL THANKS||Jennifer DiBella
Paul Brewster McGinley
This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.