| Corporate Sponsor:
2012 Symposium featuring WCP associate artistic director David Kennedy and
The Year of Magical Thinking
author Joan Didion. Photo: Leslie Datsis.
Following the first Sunday matinee performance of each production, special guests take the stage to help
place the production in context with illuminating insights about the world of the play. The Playhouse hosts a wide range of
guests, from noted playwrights to academic scholars, for discussions that provide an excellent opportunity to delve into the
world of the play.
| J.J. Goldberg, Editor-at-Large of The Forward
Each discussion is followed by an interactive dialogue with the audience.
All Symposium events are free and open to the public and will begin immediately following the 3pm
Moderated by David Kennedy, WCP's Associate Artistic Director
Sunday, October 18, 2015 (following the 3pm matinee performance of Arthur Miller's Broken Glass)
A collaboration with the Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County
Broken Glass was Arthur Miller’s first play to deal explicitly with the complexities of the American Jewish experience, but Miller’s writing was infused with Jewish characters and themes throughout his prolific career. Join J.J. Goldberg, editor-at-large of The Forward and author of Jewish Power: Inside the American Jewish Establishment, as he discusses the historical and cultural contexts of some of Miller’s most enduring works, from Death of a Salesman to The Crucible to Broken Glass.
Symposium Video Archive
Header Photo: Isaiah Washington (Intimate Apparel). Photo by Carol Rosegg.