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