Tag: theater

Scene from The Cher Show with cher in the middle and two women beside her as they enter the stage under a cured light tunnel. The women are all wearing sequined and glittery outfits with feather boas and fringe.

Showtime! – NY Shows You Don’t Want To Miss

Heading to the Big Apple for the holidays? Here’s a guide of what not to miss — many with Jewish connections. Alice Burdick Schweiger Special to...
Scene from The Book of Mormon with a circle of Mormon men in black pants, dress shoes, a black tie, and a white short sleeved button up shirt.

Irreverent

Hello. The Book of Mormon isn’t saying goodbye any time soon. Julie Yolles Contributing WriterWhat’s a nice Jewish boy doing in the army of the...
Michelle Azar

From Baghdad To Brooklyn

Performer Michelle Azar brings her life story to the stage in Ann Arbor. Suzanne Chessler Contributing WriterMichelle Azar recently argued to send an accused murderer...
Still from 1923 productions of Di goldene kale.

The Toast Of Jewish Broadway

Musicologist Dr. Michael Ochs brings the joy of Yiddish operetta to Ann Arbor. Julie Smith Yolles Special to the Jewish NewsMichael OchsWhen Michael Ochs...
Amalie Materna, Emil Scaria and Hermann Winkelmann (right) in the 1882 premiere production of Parsifal in Bayreuth, 1882

My Parsifal Conductor

Alice Burdick Schweiger Special to the Jewish News Heading to NYC this fall? Check out this play written by a Jew, based on an opera...
Ed Asner in A Man and His Prostate

Grouchy Old Man

Julie Smith Yolles Special to the Jewish News Ed Asner talks politics, prostates and philanthropy.Seven-time Emmy Award-winning actor Ed Asner stars in Ed. Weinberger’s one-man...
The In[heir]itance Project performance of the Sarah-Hagar story from Genesis in Kanas City.

Sukkot Embodied

Immersive theater experience will provide a new way of connecting to the holiday. It won’t be in a sukkah, but the surroundings will give the...
The Capitol Steps

Making America Grin Again

The Capitol Steps perform at JET’s annual fundraiser. The JET will once again host the Capitol Steps, performing their new musical comedy review, Make America...
Fiddler on the Roof (in English) made a return to Broadway in 2016. PHOTO BY JOAN MARCUS

Return To Tradition

A pair of Metro Detroit natives are among the cast of a Joel Grey-directed version of Fiddler on the Roof — all in Yiddish. Michael...
Casa Valentina JET Theater cast.

Casa Valentina Crosses Gender Lines With Humor And Heart

As it leaves its longtime home in the Aaron DeRoy Theatre, the JET theatre company will be remembered for many things — not the...