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Theater troupe takes on Jewish female stereotypes
Theater troupe takes on Jewish female stereotypes

Ronda Spinak squeezed more folding chairs into a Brentwood living room, which that afternoon had been transformed, with much shuffling of couches and tables, into a temporary theater. Moving around the space, she listened for echoes and background noise. Just past 7:30 p.m., she scurried to the patio and kitchen to shoo 70 theatergoers to their seats. Lights were dimmed. Five actors filed in and perched on stools in front of the brick fireplace. Two spotlights beamed toward the makeshift stage, and the performers opened their black notebooks. “I was, after all, a '60s girl,” read an actress portraying a spirited Jewish activist. “A '60s girl with...

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