The National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia marks the hundredth anniversary of the composer’s birth with an exhibit about his personal life and social activism
Subtitles for the hard of hearing? Audio description for the visually impaired? There’s an app for that.
In Tel Aviv, she was Evita. On the Great White Way, she’ll soon be Roxie Hart.
The magical Broadway adaptation of the 2007 Israeli film sets aside politics in favor of humanity
His ‘Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson’ foresaw our populist political moment
Another reason to rejoice: A Mizrahi Jew playing one on stage
What does real cultural progress look like?
Turns out that singing in Hebrew in front of your peers may be the ticket to superstardom
A black actor taking over from a Jew is progress; the other way around is racism.
Will play the lead in ‘Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812.’
Rokhl’s Golden City: What 1970s sitcom TV and 1920s Yiddish theater have in common
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.
Featuring the Shoah onstage is important, but there are risks involved
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
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
Even for Barbra fans that’s good news, because the musical needs a live audience to work its magic