Category Archives: Bad Jews

Bad Jews sets new box office record

Long Wharf Theatre has crowned a new box office champ during its 50th anniversary season. Bad Jews has supplanted Satchmo at the Waldorf as the highest grossing show in Stage II history. The show, written by Joshua Harmon, directed by Oliver Butler, has become the highest grossing play since Stage II opened during the 1977-78… Continue reading →

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Long Wharf Theatre’s costume shop can find or build any kind of clothing one wants. You want specific kinds of multi-colored socks, they can track them down. If you want different kinds of animal hats – no cats or bears – they’ll get them. Those pesky period costumes – our shop can build them in… Continue reading →

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Meet the director of Bad Jews: Oliver Butler

When Oliver Butler was a boy, he spent many a happy hour hanging around Long Wharf Theatre. His mother, Pamela Payton-Wright, is a much celebrated actress who performed in many shows at the theatre, including a much lauded 1987 production of Our Town with Hal Holbrook. “My mother is all over the walls,” Butler said,… Continue reading →

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