In the 1950s and 1960s, the Catskills attracted the crowds and the comedians alike.
Several decades later, it’s a much different story.
CBS Sunday Morning profiled the upstate New York conclave, and how “Borscht Belt” comedy has survived the changes by moving to where the audiences are. “Every comic did the same joke,” recalls Stewie Stone. And in the Off-Broadway show, “Old Jews Telling Jokes,” they still are. And the audiences still love it.
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