Musical theater

How Jewish was the creator of the Great American Songbook?

Stephen Whitfield
Jan. 3 2020 12:01AM

The Band’s Visit.

Ben Brantley
Dec. 13 2016 12:01AM

Craving transcendent purpose.

Ross Douthat
Dec. 7 2015 12:01AM

By the songwriters behind Fiddler on the Roof.

Gabriela Geselowitz
Nov. 3 2015 12:01AM

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, bowing to anti-Semitic intimidation, has canceled an Israeli production. The reaction of the city’s cultural elite? Nary a shrug. 

Tom Gallagher
Aug. 20 2014 12:01AM

In the musical Soul Doctor, Shlomo Carlebach is a rabbi with a cause, but the cause is as opaque as the dialogue is clanking and. . .

Charles Isherwood
Aug. 19 2013 12:00AM