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Watching ‘The Chosen’ with My Children

A new theatrical adaptation of Chaim Potok’s classic novel admires the past without being nostalgic and takes Jews and Judaism seriously

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In New Play About Masada and Birthright, Everyone Is Shallow and Awful. The Play Is, Too.

Full of unlikable characters each representing a different half-baked perspective, ‘Diaspora’ is offensive to everyone and no one

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Bring Back ‘Parade’

Today on Jewcy: Now, more than ever, is the time to revive the musical about Leo Frank.

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New York’s Hottest Indie Theater Show is About a Found Recording of a Jewish Family from the 1950s

Somewhere between a one-woman multimedia play and a live documentary, ‘Say Something Bunny!’ takes audiences on an intimate journey of Jewish life on Long Island

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We Are Family

Episode 105: Writer Annabelle Gurwitch on being her elderly mother’s drug mule; plus the creative duo behind the one-man film ‘Wrestling Jerusalem’

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David Mamet Bans Post-Play Panel Discussions

And, naturally, gets slammed by the left’s cultural kommissars

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The Holocaust as Prop

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

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American Judaism and Tsuris at the Turn of the Millennium

‘If I Forget,’ now playing off-Broadway in a limited run, tells the story of a ‘family and a culture at odds with itself’

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The Dreidel-Straddling Schlep Sisters Are a Hanukkah Miracle

Burlesque duo Darlinda Just Darlinda and Minnie Tonka are performing on Christmas Eve in New York City

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British Scientist Rosalind Franklin Gets the Star Treatment in ‘Photograph 51’

Anna Ziegler’s play features Nicole Kidman as Franklin, whose research was instrumental in the discovery of DNA’s double helix structure

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Unleashing ‘Bambi’ Back Into the Wild

Feverish production explores classic animated character’s subversive roots

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Iddo, the Smartest Netanyahu Brother

As his new play ‘A Happy End’ premieres in New York, the playwright reflects on the decisions that shape lives

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Why Ari Roth Got Fired From Theater J

The story behind the ‘irreconcilable’ differences

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Orthodox Women Find a Way To Shine Onstage

An all-female troupe of actors will stage ‘Into the Woods’ later this month

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Mike Nichols: ‘Jewish Humor Is a Way of Surviving’

An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish

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Sitting Shiva for the Polish Tea Room

Broadway’s iconic, unassuming Jewish café to close at the end of the year

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Jackie Hoffman Stars in ‘On the Town’ Revival

Leonard Bernstein’s classic 1944 musical returns to the Great White Way

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‘Dirty Dancing’ Begins Its Second Act—Onstage

And the creative force behind it is still having the time of her life

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Larry David Writes Broadway Play About Shiva

Don’t think about mourning, this is something to celebrate!

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Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: The Musical?

A 28-year-old Broadway actress takes on an unexpected new project

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At Masada, Opera Gets a Powerful Backdrop

Israeli Opera performs La Traviata this week at the ancient fortress

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Ruby Dee’s Jewish Turn

The actress saw her 1953 role in The World of Sholom Aleichem as formative

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Meyer Levin’s Anne Frank

A controversial radio play of the famous diary—rejected in 1952 as too Jewish—gets a second airing

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L’Antisémite, Banned at Cannes

A new French film is worth watching if only for its portrayal of aesthetic corruption propelled by bigotry

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Mother Tongue

A passionate, crusading Yiddisher tries to keep the Eastern European language alive in the cosmopolitan center of the Jewish state

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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

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Upstaged

Our celebrity-obsessed culture is depriving children of the lessons learned through playing bit parts

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Foretold

The Israeli actor and activist Juliano Mer-Khamis, born to a Jewish mother and a Palestinian father, was murdered in the West Bank yesterday, but his legacy of peace, art, and cooperation must live on

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The Yiddish Robin Hood

New musical has a greedy Jew, but in the neighborly way

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Everything’s Coming Up Moses

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

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