As a Zionist leader, Theodor Herzl's a natural. As a playwright, he's a putz. As a husband? Oy.
From the streets of Vienna to the Shtetls of Galicia to the promised land is a heck of a long walk. You want we should bring an extra pair of shoes, maybe?
The one thing Theodor never wanted to be was a journalist. But now his journalism has taken him into the thick of fin-de-siecle antisemitism, and he's reacting in bizarre ways.
The future posthumous founding father of Israel is finding the wrong kind of success. On the bright side, his golden parents are still supporting him on his travels. On the not-so bright side, his wife Julie is still his wife.