Wasserstein, Wendy the family of
Morris Wasserstein, Poland, 1928
playwright and producer
A beloved playwright and producer, Wendy Wasserstein’s works include: The Heidi Chronicles, Bachelor Girls and Any Woman Can’t: A Play and Isn’t It Romantic. Wendy Wasserstein was born in Brooklyn, 22 years after HIAS helped her father, Morris Wasserstein, emigrate from Poland with his parents. Morris was seven at the time.