With fine direction by Patrick Marber, who is also Jewish, it is no surprise that Leopoldstadt won the Olivier Award for Best New Play when it was performed in London in 2020.
Stoppard’s play is not exploitative, but intelligent and sincere. I understand why critics and audiences have found it moving, “brilliant,” “beautiful” and “prescient.”
It's not quite the Adolf Hitler who ran Germany from 1933-1945, but the singing, high-kicking Hitler imagined by Mel Brooks in his classic 1967 comedy, “The Producers.”
Broadway's longest-running show is having its final curtain call in February 2023, according to multiple news sources.
“The Band’s Visit” follows the story of an Egyptian police band who find themselves marooned in a remote town in the Israeli desert.
The revival of “Funny Girl,” the first on Broadway since Streisand originated the role, debuted in April amid sky-high expectations for Feldstein. But it was a rocky road on Broadway for Feldstein.
Crystal ended his routine by leading Radio City Music Hall in a giant “Oy vey” chant.
“Theater Camp,” a musical comedy starring the Jewish Broadway star, will film on the site of the old Kutz Camp in Warwick, New York.
Named after Vienna’s Jewish ghetto during World War II, “Leopoldstadt” tells the story of 50 years in the life of one wealthy intermarried family.
The show will have a limited run Nov. 1-6 at the New York City Center as its annual gala presentation.