It’s rather unnerving to talk with one of your idols, and when I called Eleanor Bergstein last week—the writer and co-producer of Dirty Dancing—I was unreasonably nervous.
“I’ve loved Dirty Dancing for as long as I can remember, so this is just a huge honor for me,” I gushed.
“Always sweet to hear, thank you,” she replied.
Jewcy is on a summer residency! To read this piece, and our others for July and August 2017, go to our big sister site, Tablet Magazine!