Musicals

‘Falsettos’ And The Very Important Bar Mitzvah

‘Falsettos’ And The Very Important Bar Mitzvah
By November 14, 2016

The musical actually manages to squeeze meaning out of the rite of passage. Read More

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‘The Last Five Years’ and Jews of Color

‘The Last Five Years’ and Jews of Color
By September 12, 2016

Could tonight’s special concert be a lost opportunity? Read More

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‘Fiddler’ is Closing on Broadway, So We Crunched Some Numbers

‘Fiddler’ is Closing on Broadway, So We Crunched Some Numbers
By July 21, 2016

Such as: Since it first premiered on Broadway, what are the odds any given time that it’s playing the Great White Way? Read More

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‘The Gold’: A New Musical About a Jewish Boxer

‘The Gold’: A New Musical About a Jewish Boxer
By July 11, 2016

The play also includes themes relating to the Holocaust and the establishment of the state of Israel. Read More

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“Sefer Mormon”: What Jewish Casting Choices Mean

“Sefer Mormon”: What Jewish Casting Choices Mean
By June 21, 2016

The schlubby lead in ‘The Book of Mormon’ is very, well, Jewish. Read More

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‘Dear Evan Hansen’: The Latest Jewish Non-Jewish Musical

‘Dear Evan Hansen’: The Latest Jewish Non-Jewish Musical
By June 16, 2016

The next big musical is a sign of Broadway’s persisting Jewishness. Read More

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Yes, Virginia, There is a ‘Hamilton’ Haggadah

Yes, Virginia, There is a ‘Hamilton’ Haggadah
By April 22, 2016

Now this is the holiday pop-cultural mash-up you’ve been waiting for. Read More

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