“Too Jewish” is the gift that keeps on giving for Avi Hoffman.
The one-man play he wrote and stars in is a mix of songs that make much of vaudevillian shtick and Catskills comedy. It premiered 23 years ago off-Broadway in New York and has blossomed into a franchise, with two sequels, “Too Jewish, Two” and “Still Jewish,” both of which won a slew of awards during their off-Broadway runs and were broadcast nationally on PBS.
But it was the run soon after that at Stage Door Theatre in Margate that Hoffman says really affected him.
“That production changed my life,” he says. “Before that I was a New York actor with a career in New York. I did it here in Florida and 80,000...