If it's not one thing, it's your mother! Written in 1898, Jacob Godin's story of power and pride revolves around Mirele Efros, a wealthy widow and clever business woman who wants to find a good wife for her son. When her children turn against her, Mirele experiences a fall of Shakespearean proportions.
Wildly successful in its time, Gordin's materpiece of the Yiddish theater shines in a scintillating new English translation.
Part of Theater J's season "Around Town" while its home building is being renovated.