Registered Critic: Eric A Gordon

Eric A. Gordon, writes for People's World ( He has written for dozens of local, national, and international publications, mostly about art, music, culture, religion and politics. His undergraduate degree is from Yale and his doctorate in history is from Tulane. He was director of the Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring in Southern California from 1995 to 2010. Eric is the author of "Mark the Music: The Life and Work of Marc Blitzstein," and co-author of "Ballad of an American: The Autobiography of Earl Robinson." A book he translated from Portuguese ("Waving to the Train and Other Stories," by Hadasa Cytrynowicz) appeared in 2013. In 2015 he executive produced "City of the Future," a CD of Soviet Yiddish music from the 1930s. He is the former Southern California Chapter Chair of the National Writers Union (Local 1981 UAW/AFL-CIO).


Southern California audiences are fortunate indeed to have this great production available to them, and by the way on an elegant set by Jeff G. Rack that captures the period so intimately well. This is a bravura performance all around, and shouldn't be missed.

sweet - full review


reviewed by Eric Gordon

FASCINATING… Director Kim Rubinstein has done a fine job with her wonderful cast… [Odyssey Theatre Ensemble] is emphatically one of our theatrical jewels.

sweet-sour - full review

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