Mike Stoller, of the powerhouse songwriting duo Leiber and Stoller, talks about cultural appropriation, writing for Elvis, and the idea of the ‘soundtrack of our lives’
When connections between the people of Anatevka and Syrian refugees became apparent, the cast of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ began to fundraise both onstage and off
‘Oh, Hello on Broadway’ will feature the comedy duo’s beloved George St. Geegland and Gil Faizon characters
‘Hamilton’ took home 11 Tony Awards, signalling what will hopefully be another period of progress and terrific theater on the Great White Way
Legend Broadway lyricist Sheldon Harnick will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Tonys on Sunday
In the with old, in with the new
From 1937’s ‘Parfumerie’ to Hollywood’s ‘You’ve Got Mail,’ ‘She Loves Me’ tells a familiar story about unseeming love
The crime of the century—the 20th century—feels unnervingly relevant today
This week on Unorthodox: The latest El Al seat-swapping drama, plus Fiddler on the Roof actor Adam Kantor and writer and comedian Mandy Stadtmiller
The Israeli choreographer behind the acclaimed new Broadway revival updates the peasant vibe of an American classic
The Divine Miss M returns to a Broadway musical for the first time since her run in ‘Fiddler’
Who’s making Tevye look good in the Broadway revival of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’? Carl Goldberg, a third-generation schmatte man—and shirtmaker to the stars.
Even for Barbra fans that’s good news, because the musical needs a live audience to work its magic
A review of Rothschild & Sons, an off-Broadway revision of Harnick, Bock and Yellen’s musical The Rothschilds
I sat ‘shiva.’ I said ‘Kaddish.’ Then I saw a Broadway musical.
Although I’m stuck in Los Angeles, this year’s telecast made me feel like I was back in New York
Are they good for the Jews?
‘An American in Paris’ on Broadway awash with post-War realism
The Last Five Years film adaptation revisits a failed marriage, tired tropes
New production of the Tony Award-winning musical premieres next spring
Seinfeld creator’s Broadway play, Fish in the Dark, begins previews this week
Willkommen out of the closet!
Broadway star behind Frozen hit ‘Let it Go’ will sing the national anthem
New York City’s iconic Cafe Edison to serve its last meal Sunday night
‘This Is Our Youth,’ with Tavi Gevinson and Michael Cera, portrays the ‘pathetic remnants of Upper West Side Jewish liberalism’
An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
Broadway’s iconic, unassuming Jewish café to close at the end of the year
Theater district staple Cafe Edison was a hangout for writers and performers
Leonard Bernstein’s classic 1944 musical returns to the Great White Way
Mel Brooks’ 1968 film evoked laughs in the face of the obscene. It still does today.