From Jean Carroll to Mrs. Maisel: Jewish women comedians as inspiration

From Jean Carroll to Mrs. Maisel: Jewish women comedians as inspiration

Talk with Noah Gardenswartz (writer for the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) and Grace Overbeke (Northwestern University)

Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 7:00 pm

$10 general ● $7 students/AJHS members/seniors ● 12$ at the door

Part of the Series Not Just Funny Girl: Jewish American Women in Comedy

Co-sponsored with the Center for Jewish History, the Forward, and the Jewish Women's Archive

 

A talk with Noah Gardenswartz, writer for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and Grace Overbeke, Dramaturg currently at Northwestern University. Join us for an evening of conversation, film clips, and good laughs as we discuss the life and work of comedian Jean Carroll, and how the character of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel was inspired by Carroll, Joan Rivers, and other Jewish women comedians.

AJHS is home to records on prominent Jewish women actors and comedians, including the Molly Picon Papers, the Adah Isaac Menken Papers, Papers of Sara Adler, photos and records on Sophie Tucker, and more.

Photograph: courtesy of Amazon.