IN 1978, WHEN COREY FISCHER, ALBERT GREEN-berg and Naomi Newman founded A Traveling Jewish Theatre
in Los Angeles, Newman says they were positively "unambitious, except in an artistic sense.
One writer influenced by Newman is Sarah Felder, whose emotional and humorous monologues detailing life as a lesbian Jew have been championed by A Traveling Jewish Theatre
Back in 1986, when A Traveling Jewish Theatre
first began work on a play about the doomed love affair between exiled Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky and Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, the world was a somewhat different place.