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Mazel Tov! It’s More Camp Ramah Alumni on Broadway!

Another reason to rejoice: A Mizrahi Jew playing one on stage

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Paula Vogel’s ‘Indecent’ and the Challenge of Liberalism

What does real cultural progress look like?

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Three Camp Ramah Alums Now Have Leading Roles on Broadway. What’s in the Bug Juice?

Turns out that singing in Hebrew in front of your peers may be the ticket to superstardom

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Mandy Patinkin’s Broadway Departure Proves, Once Again, That American Theater Has a Problem with Jews

A black actor taking over from a Jew is progress; the other way around is racism.

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Mandy Patinkin Returns to Broadway!

Will play the lead in ‘Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812.’

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Barney Miller and ‘God of Vengeance’

Rokhl’s Golden City: What 1970s sitcom TV and 1920s Yiddish theater have in common

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How to Improve ‘The Band’s Visit’ Before It Hits Broadway

The musical about an Egyptian orchestra’s mistaken arrival in a small Israeli town was an off-Broadway hit. But it could benefit from some tweaks if it wants to compete uptown.

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The Holocaust as Prop

Featuring the Shoah onstage is important, but there are risks involved

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Skin Deep

In Broadway’s ‘War Paint,’ a new musical about rival cosmetics moguls, Christine Ebersole and Patti LuPone shine, as do the costumes, but its greatness ends there

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Oslo on Broadway

Playwright J.T. Rogers talks about the deputies’ deputies who allow him to tell a complicated diplomatic story, why the play resonates today, and why the 1990s seems so very long ago now

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David Rothenberg’s Fortune

A former Broadway publicist dedicates his life to helping ex-convicts find their way after prison

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The Man Behind Broadway’s Big Jewish Musical

Tony Award-winning ‘Falsettos’ composer William Finn on bar mitzvahs, the AIDS crisis, and his very first show—in Hebrew

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Rhythm and Jews

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’

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Broadway’s ‘Fiddler’ Raises Money for Refugees

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

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Tunaheads Rejoice: Kroll and Mulaney’s ‘Oh, Hello’ Show Is Coming to Broadway

‘Oh, Hello on Broadway’ will feature the comedy duo’s beloved George St. Geegland and Gil Faizon characters

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Daveed Diggs and Sheldon Harnick Earn Tonys, Capping a Fantastic Year on Broadway

‘Hamilton’ took home 11 Tony Awards, signalling what will hopefully be another period of progress and terrific theater on the Great White Way

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‘Wonder of Wonders, Miracle of Miracles’

Legend Broadway lyricist Sheldon Harnick will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Tonys on Sunday

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Back on Broadway: The Jewish Roots of ‘She Loves Me’

From 1937’s ‘Parfumerie’ to Hollywood’s ‘You’ve Got Mail,’ ‘She Loves Me’ tells a familiar story about unseeming love

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The Lynching of Leo Frank

The crime of the century—the 20th century—feels unnervingly relevant today

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Miracle of Miracles

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

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Hofesh Schecter Makes ‘Fiddler’ Dance

The Israeli choreographer behind the acclaimed new Broadway revival updates the peasant vibe of an American classic

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Bette Midler to Star in ‘Hello, Dolly!’ on Broadway

The Divine Miss M returns to a Broadway musical for the first time since her run in ‘Fiddler’

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Shirtmaker, Shirtmaker, Make Me a Shirt

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.

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Streisand Will Not Star in ‘Gypsy’ Film Adaptation After All

Even for Barbra fans that’s good news, because the musical needs a live audience to work its magic

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The Rothschilds Return to New York

A review of Rothschild & Sons, an off-Broadway revision of Harnick, Bock and Yellen’s musical The Rothschilds

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Mourning the Mother Who Left Me Behind

I sat ‘shiva.’ I said ‘Kaddish.’ Then I saw a Broadway musical.

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The Tonys Filled a Void in My Homesick Heart

Although I’m stuck in Los Angeles, this year’s telecast made me feel like I was back in New York

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The Tony Nominations Are Out!

Are they good for the Jews?

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War Forgotten Not in ‘Paris’ Adaptation

‘An American in Paris’ on Broadway awash with post-War realism

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