Finks | TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
A PLAY FOR THEN AND NOW June 6—July 1, 2018 By Joe Gilford Directed by Jade King Carroll Drama Desk Award Best Play Nominee CALIFORNIA PREMIERE With the 1950s Red Scare in full swing, the House Un-American Activities Committee attacks “subversion” in the arts. When a romance blossoms between a rising comic and a firebrand actress, they face being blacklisted along with their friends and fellow artists. Will they lose their careers or betray each other and be branded forever as “finks”? Based on the true story of comedian/actor Jack Gilford, this stunning comic drama is written by his son. Contains mature language.