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Jewish Hamilton star Mandy Gonzalez battling breast cancer

"It's important for women to know that early detection is key. As a community, as a society, we need to figure out a way so that everyone has access to a mammogram."

Fran Drescher and Rachel Bloom are bringing ‘The Nanny’ to Broadway

Fran Drescher, star and creator of “The Nanny,” is developing her beloved TV show into a Broadway musical with the help of Rachel Bloom and Adam Schlesinger

By EMILY BURACK/ JTA
09/01/2020

Jerry Herman, composer of Broadway's ‘Hello Dolly!', dies at 88

Herman, who was diagnosed with HIV in the 1980s, died in Miami on Thursday of pulmonary complications, his goddaughter told the Associated Press.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
29/12/2019
Ken Ludwig

The king of farce’s new play is inspired by his parents’ love letters

Ludwig is the reigning king of theatrical farce.

By CURT SCHLEIER/JTA
30/11/2019

Broadway mourns 13-year-old Jewish star Laurel Griggs

The girl was at home doing homework when she suffered from a massive asthma attack. Her organs were donated "so that another child may live," her grandfather David Rivlin said.

The cast of "Fiddler on the Roof" performs during the American Theatre Wing's 70th annual Tony Award

Harold Prince, who brought ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ to the stage, dies at 91

Prince died on Wednesday, in Reykjavik, Iceland.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
02/08/2019
Martin Charnin at the Philadelphia Music Alliance 2015 Walk Of Fame Gala at the Fillmore Philadelphi

Martin Charnin, creator of musical 'Annie' dies at 84

Charnin worked on a number of other Broadway productions including “Bar Mitzvah Boy,” “Remember Mama,” “The First,” and “A Little Family Business.”

Singer Neil Diamond performs on NBC's 'Today' show in New York, US.

Musical about Neil Diamond headed for Broadway

The untitled project is being produced by Ken Davenport and Bob Gaudio, while Michael Mayer (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Spring Awakening) will direct.

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Harvey Fierstein to play Jewish feminist icon Bella Abzug Off Broadway

The three-term congresswoman studied at the Jewish Theological Seminary while attending Hunter College.

By CURT SCHLEIER/JTA
20/04/2019

Veep vamps, Broadway legends & Hollywood headliners

If you’d rather laugh than watch people in robes get beheaded, you’ve probably been missing Selina Meyer, the deliciously venal anti-heroine of Veep, played by Julia Louis-Dreyfus.

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