Theater: Diasporadic Fun

Don't Drink the Water, by Woody Allen. That Broadway staple, the Jewish family-situation comedy, has gone into Diaspora in recent years. In A Majority of One, Gertrude Berg donned a kimono and somewhere between the tea ceremony and the kosher sukiyaki won the heart of a Japanese gentleman. The Zulu and the Zayda made color-unconscious buddies out of Menasha Skulnik and a Zulu tribesman. In Don't Drink the Water, a touring New Jersey caterer (Lou Jacobi), his wife (Kay Medford) and daughter (Anita Gillette) temporarily take asylum in a U.S. embassy in a...

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