Take My Wife — Please! — To the Catskills

Filmmakers Mevlut Akkaya and Ron Frank interview the alter kockers and big machers of Borscht Belt stand-up in When Comedy Went to School. It’s opening this month, so you can spend 98 minutes in the Catskills this summer. Warning:  The food won’t be as good (and such small portions …).

More:

“For Old-School Kvetch Comics, A Catskills Cradle,” Ella Taylor, NPR 

“Catskills Comedy Era Is the Focus of Documentary,” Nichole Herrington, New York Times

“Robert Klein on When The Catskills Were Comedy Central,” Masha Leon, Jewish Daily Forward

“Sid Caesar Shines in ‘When Comedy Went to School,’” Masha Leon, Jewish Daily Forward

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