Gore Vidal’s Judenrein Politics

A Broadway revival of 1960’s The Best Man reveals a prescient take on presidential politics, but from era before Jewish issues played a major role

Jesus Christ!

The Son of God takes Manhattan—from Bigger Than Jesus to Godspell—and the people blamed for his death wonder where to turn

Sales Figures

A skillful new Broadway revival of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman cannot overcome the flaws of this dated and stilted play

Stamp Your Feet; Make Some Noise

Tablet invites you to a Broadway-inspired Purim Spiel

The Art of Making Art

With Stephen Sondheim’s second collection of his lyrics, the hyper-articulate, neurotic, modernist master Broadway songwriter takes a curtain call

Haunted

After his family’s recent media appearances, Bernie Madoff looms over Frank Langella’s turn as a disgraced financier in Broadway’s Man and Boy

Darling Wendy

A breathless biography of Wendy Wasserstein hints at the tensions in the playwright’s life but, like its subject, fails to confront them

Block Party

Zero Mostel, Emma Goldman, and George Gershwin all worked on the stretch of Manhattan’s West 28th Street once known as Tin Pan Alley. Now it’s Tablet Magazine’s home, too, so let’s explore the neighborhood.

The Jewiest Thing That’s Ever Been Jewed

Broadway! Woody! Elaine May! A Coen brother!

Today on Tablet

On Broadway, Cairo Jews, and more

Jews for ‘Sister Act’

Broadway show will find non-churchgoing fans

Everything’s Coming Up Moses

Songs from Tablet Magazine’s ‘Gypsy’-inspired Passover musical

The Outsiders

The Fox cult hit ‘Glee’ is about outcasts and Broadway—so naturally it offers a Jewish storyline

Tapped In

Jane Goldberg shares an insider’s perspective on a dance tradition

Popularity Contests

Composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown hasn’t always had an easy time fitting in. Neither have his characters.

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