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Go See a Play: What’s Happening This Week April 6 – 11

Let’s time travel with our imaginations, artistry provided by talented wizards. Where can we go this week? Back to 17th century New York City or a civil war-torn Uganda at Y2K or mid-1600 Amsterdam or Shakespeare’s time with those wacky kids Rosenkrantz and Guildenstern or to a swanky hotel room in 1930s Washington D.C.  Read on for this week’s selections:…

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Faith Put on Trial in David Ives’ Engrossing ‘New Jerusalem’

  By Andrea Braun Contributing Reviewer Imagine you’re a Jew in Amsterdam in the mid-17th century. You are tolerated in this cosmopolitan city. Likely you’re of Portuguese descent, born of a family who fled the Portuguese Inquisition to find freedom to worship among the Dutch. They call your people conversos, and that’s fine with you because your Iberian identity is…

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