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for a previous production " Johnson brings Bernie to such vivid life, you think he must know him inside-out. He probably does; Johnson co-wrote the 90-minute play with Marni Freedman...Directed by David Ellerstein, 'A Jewish Joke' frames a national crisis in personal terms, boiling down McCarthyism to the choices forced on one man...Johnson’s thoroughgoing performance is big enough to make the play’s case...Johnson brings Bernie to life psychologically as well as physically." Full Review
for a previous production "Orlandersmith delivers a fast-paced, wide-ranging series of character sketches...Orlandersmith also plays two young black men in especially effective scenes...Orlandersmith doesn’t push her story forward; we don’t find out what happens to either of them. She lets 'Until the Flood' hover, midair, with its characters locked in a perpetual present tense. Without saying so explicitly, she forces us to remember how that happens only onstage. In reality, life goes on." Full Review