A Tale of Three Jihadists Puts the Fight Against Extremism Onstage
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The sound of machine-gun fire explodes in a darkened room in Paris' Montparnasse district on a May afternoon. The lights go black for a moment, and when they come back on again, a man lies dead.
The violence brings gasps from the 200 or so teenagers seated in the audience of Le Grand Point Virgule theater, who well remember the night in November 2015 when ISIS gunmen burst into the Bataclan theater just a few miles from here and shot dead 90 people. This time, however, the gunfire is not another deadly attack. It is the latest performance of Jihad, a four-year-old play that predates the...
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