Feverish production explores classic animated character’s subversive roots
As his new play ‘A Happy End’ premieres in New York, the playwright reflects on the decisions that shape lives
The story behind the ‘irreconcilable’ differences
An all-female troupe of actors will stage ‘Into the Woods’ later this month
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
Leonard Bernstein’s classic 1944 musical returns to the Great White Way
And the creative force behind it is still having the time of her life
Don’t think about mourning, this is something to celebrate!
A 28-year-old Broadway actress takes on an unexpected new project
Israeli Opera performs La Traviata this week at the ancient fortress
The actress saw her 1953 role in The World of Sholom Aleichem as formative
A controversial radio play of the famous diary—rejected in 1952 as too Jewish—gets a second airing
A new French film is worth watching if only for its portrayal of aesthetic corruption propelled by bigotry
A passionate, crusading Yiddisher tries to keep the Eastern European language alive in the cosmopolitan center of the Jewish state
A breathless biography of Wendy Wasserstein hints at the tensions in the playwright’s life but, like its subject, fails to confront them
Our celebrity-obsessed culture is depriving children of the lessons learned through playing bit parts
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
New musical has a greedy Jew, but in the neighborly way
Songs from Tablet Magazine’s ‘Gypsy’-inspired Passover musical
NYC theater festival starts this week
Ferenc Molnar was a Hungarian Jewish novelist
Play suggests no; historian says yes
And all I got was this lousy t-shirt
Anne at 80, chattering teeth, and a lox recall
Benjamin Harshav explores the Moscow Yiddish Theater
A century ago, S. Ansky breathed new life into a shtetl folktale. His play, The Dybbuk, still captures creative minds.
A popular Yiddish novelist strove for immortality by taking on Jesus, but it cost him his core audience and made him a marked man
Shmuel Hasfari’s long-running The Master of the House is a smash hit in Tel Aviv. Can it make it in the O.C.?
Composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown hasn’t always had an easy time fitting in. Neither have his characters.