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.
Don’t think about mourning, this is something to celebrate!
The theater legend’s approach to lashon hara is one we can actually follow
Their “big, huge, gigantic” secret project is a secret no longer
Homosexuality, Jewishness, and Zionism, in the newly collected letters of the charismatic musician
‘Harmony,’ opening in Atlanta next week, reimagines a famous Weimar-era song-and-dance troupe in major and minor keys
Rising songwriter Gaby Alter brings ‘Nobody Loves You,’ about love, ontology, and reality TV, to an off-Broadway debut
But in an in-depth interview with Tablet Magazine, he also gets serious about Israel, anti-Semitism, and why Italians love him
A thorough new biography chronicles the rise and fall of the big, Jewish self-destructive funnyman
One of the outrages of a Brooklyn assemblyman’s notorious choice of Purim costumes is its effect on anti-Semitism
Plus a yeshiva in Massachusetts fights to stay open
From Les Miz to anti-Semitic Elmo, the year’s top 10 most Tattler things—none of them (sadly) NSFW
Artists, particularly in theater, are still plagued by the slur “Gay Commie Jew.” But how did it come about?
The son of Viennese refugees from Hitler, the gifted, menschy composer wrote the ultimate survivor’s song