“The Chosen” at Long Wharf Is a Coming-of-Age Drama

By Karen Isaacs  Two boys and two fathers. Aaron Posner, in his revised adaptation of Chaim Potok’s The Chosen now at Long Wharf through Dec. 17, explores two variations of that relationship. It is 1944 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and two teenage boys become friends despite being very different.  Reuven Malter, who sometimes serves as the narrator, attends a Yeshiva (private religious school for Jewish boys) … Continue reading “The Chosen” at Long Wharf Is a Coming-of-Age Drama