Great article in the Express this morning about our screening tomorrow night of Making Trouble:
The list of Jewish men who made their mark on American comedy is long and the tradition strong.
But what about the women?
“When we think of Jewish comics, we usually think of male comics,” historian Joyce Antler says in the documentary “Making Trouble,” which screens Tuesday night at the Washington DC JCC, with a special appearance by comedian Judy Gold.
“It took a long line of Jewish women who had show business in their hearts and souls to turn this around.”
Meet the Jewish mothers of comedy. They had brass, brio and balls. “Making Trouble” tells their story.
Click over to their site to read the full article and view some of the videos they’ve posted from the film. This first one below is the very beginning of the film…