Japan's World War II 'Comfort Women': Now the Musical

Some 200,000 Korean young women were forced to work at brothels run by the Japanese Army during World War II. Haaretz speaks to the director and leading actor of a new off-B’way play that spotlights this still-controversial, painful story.

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NEW YORK – An unusual musical began its off-Broadway run two weeks ago. Titled “Comfort Women: A New Musical,” the show is based on the testimonies of young girls and women abducted from Korea during World War...