SHALOM VIETNAM by Dennis Danziger

£3.50

A rebellious Jewish soon-to-be college graduate fights for the last available seat in a rabbinical school that has been set up as a haven for draft dodgers. If the rabbi denies the student, who is atheist, entrance into his school, the boy will be shipped off to Vietnam.

THIS PLAY FORMS PART OF THE LARGER PLAY – THE SEX TAPES OF RICHARD NIXON

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CHARACTERS

Rabbi Sholomo Wasserman – an Orthodox rabbi born in Germany for whom everything is either black or white, pro-war, late 40s.

Cheese Williams – a preppy and privileged African American college student, apolitical, early 20s

Danny Friedman – a spoiled and rebellious college student, Jewish, atheist, anti-war, early 20s

 

PRODUCTION HISTORY

“Shalom Vietnam” was performed at the Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood and was awarded the Audience Award in a one-act festival there and received staged readings at the William Inge New Play Festival in Independence, Kansas and at the Actors Studio West in West Hollywood, CA.

 

RUNNING TIME

Approximately 35-40 minutes

 

PREVIEW

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