Performance

Black and white historic photo of a sharecropping family

‘Fiddler’-Inspired ‘Garreville’ Tells Story of Sharecropper Family in 1915

A staged reading of a new musical inspired by Fiddler on the Roof is coming to the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and...
Sonya Aronowitz, the producer behind the Off Boardwalk cabaret series in Atlantic City

Jewish Producer Opens Atlantic City Cabaret Series ‘Off Boardwalk’

  A new summer cabaret series, Off Boardwalk, opens July 5 at the Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City, featuring an eclectic mix of theater, cabaret...
Sandy Hackett performs “My Buddy,” a show about Buddy Hackett

Buddy Hackett’s Son Performs “My Buddy,” a Show About His Father

Every comedian of yore, like every musician or public performer of note, lives a second life on YouTube in 2019. Their interviews and performances, their...
Harrison Greenbaum performs a bit about The Price is Right, while holding a board that says 1, 2, 3 and pointing

Harrison Greenbaum’s Magic-Comedy Show Upholds History of Jewish Magicians (Updated)

Update: The original article was corrected on June 20, 2019 to correct information regarding Harrison Greenbaum's hometown, his grandparents and the work of Allan...

Theater Review | ‘Indecent:’ That’s the Story of Our Times

There is a scene in The Arden Theatre Co.'s production of Indecent, running through June 23 (directed by Rebecca Wright) that could serve as a...
A group of boys wearing yellow stars with 'Jude" rehearse

Boychoir Performance Pays Tribute to Boys Who Published Secret Magazine in Concentration Camp

It’s Anne Frank meets Dead Poets Society — that’s how Steven Fisher described the story of Vedem. The weekly magazine was published in secret by...

Jewish Actor Jordan Matthew Brown Stars as Elder Cunningham in ‘The Book of Mormon’

The Book of Mormon, the Mormon buddy-comedy musical written by the creators of South Park and a Frozen songwriter, is the story of two...
Robert Klein

Comedian Robert Klein Cracks Wise Ahead of Bristol Riverside Theatre Shows

  Robert Klein has a lot of things he wants to say about comedy, about being Jewish, about Donald Trump and more. But there’s one thing...
Seth Reichgott and Alana Gerlach

‘Oh, God’ Concludes Theatre Ariel Season

Theatre Ariel’s 2018-2019 season concludes with a play about wrestling with God. Only this time, it’s God asking the questions in Oh, God, a play...

Didi Conn Talks ‘Middletown,’ Bar Mitzvahs

The inimitable beauty school dropout will soon be appearing in New Hope. Didi Conn, who is best known for her role as Frenchy in the...