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Playwright Wendy Graf Gets Behind the Gates at Strasberg

May 20, 2010

Wendy Graf’s new play Behind the Gates is a not-so-subtle reminder for parents to be careful what they wish for their children. Bethany is 17 years old, the daughter of self-indulgent and narcissistic parents who adopted her at birth. They thought that was enough. 

Jewish playwright Graf (No Word in Guyanese for Me; Lessons; A New Song) made her first pilgrimage to Israel two years ago. “There were so many moments when I was overwhelmed, so many feelings over the course of the trip that were unexpected. When the plane pulled into the Tel Aviv’s airport and I saw the Israeli flag, I was moved to tears.”

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