He was a lyricist’s lyricist, sure, but his words spoke to everyone, and his life was as full of joy and surprise as his songs.
In New York City, once home to dozens of Yiddish theatres, 2 companies now tend the flame in different ways—just don’t call it a renaissance.
How a number of recent shows in New York are landing, and what it feels like to work on them, in a time of rising antisemitism and right-wing violence.
A conversation with Joel Grey, Tovah Feldshuh, Caissie Levy, Michael Arden, and Bess Wohl about portrayals of Jewishness and antisemitism on New York stages.
A beloved musical about refugees, and a new one about current U.S. border policies, hit unexpectedly hard in a newly unsettled time.
He once dreamt of starring as Tevye, but directing the show’s U.S. premiere in Yiddish will do just fine for the son of Mickey Katz.
The late actor, who died on July 20 at age 91, escaped the Holocaust and advocated for the powerless through story and song.
We take a look back at the major historical moments in theatre in September.
Two books celebrate an undersung directorial genius, while two others look at a path-finding lyricist and a seminal show.
Memories of 2 men who infused ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ with their own smiling, brilliant personalities.