Deb Margolin's Imagining Madoff

By Henry Bial

Association for Jewish Studies (AJS), Spring 2011

What might one of the world's most respected Jews have to say to one of its most despised? That is just one of the questions explored by Deb Margolin's new play Imagining Madoff, which premiered last summer at Stageworks/Hudson in Hudson, New York, following a wave of controversy that brought the work to national attention. Inspired by the Bernard Madoff financial scandal, and particularly by the revelation that Elie Wiesel was one of the victims of Madoff's ponzi scheme, Margolin crafted a play built around a fictional, private conversation between the two men.

Topic: Art, Humor, Crime

Name of Publication: AJS Perspectives: The Magazine of the Association for Jewish Studies

Editor: Bunzl, Matti , Havrelock, Rachel

Volume/Issue: Spring 2011

Page Number(s): 48-49

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Genre: Article

Coverage: New York , United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Bial, Henry. Deb Margolin's Imagining Madoff. AJS Perspectives: The Magazine of the Association for Jewish Studies. Association for Jewish Studies (AJS). Spring 2011: 48-49. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=12017


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