OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES opened at off-Broadway’s Westside Theatre last month and was featured in The Star Ledger and Newsday this weekend.
STAR LEDGER: “In an empty Highland Park storefront in 2008, at his son’s suggestion, Barnett Hoffman gathered his funniest friends and relatives for a night of comedy. The set was just a roll of white paper, and there was only one camera when Sam Hoffman shot the first installment of Old Jews Telling Jokes — in which lawyers, doctors, businessmen, teachers and moms over the age of 60 angled for laughs. READ THE STAR LEDGER FEATURE HERE
NEWSDAY: “First — a little Long Island expressway humor. A man is driving down the LIE when he’s pulled over by a cop. Cop says, ‘Sir, do you realize your wife fell out of the car a mile back?’ The man says, ‘Thank God — I thought I was going deaf.’ Peter Gethers is no stranger to the LIE. The publishing exec, screenwriter and novelist splits his time between Manhattan and Sag Harbor. READ THE NEWSDAY FEATURE HERE