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“Hamilton” Fans Have This Jewish Biographer To Thank

June 13, 2016
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"Hamilton" Fans Have This Jewish Biographer To Thank

Before getting jealous that you have to wait till 2018 for your chance to see “Hamilton” while a fellow named Ron Chernow has seen the Tony-sweeping Broadway musical about 40 times, note that actually, we have him to thank for it. Back in 1998, Chernow wrote the Alexander Hamilton biography…

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2014: The Year “Fiddler” Turns 50

January 1, 2014
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Was there ever a real-life shtetl as joyful, as funny, as musical and, ultimately, as…

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Carlebach Hits Broadway

September 17, 2013
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Soul Doctor, the new Broadway musical based on Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach‘s life, has all the charm…

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West Side Story, The Catholic-Jewish Version

September 3, 2013
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Imagine gritty NYC streets in the 1950s. An…

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Hello, Gorgeous: Half a Century of Barbra

June 5, 2013
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In a career that started when Kennedy was…

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America’s Most Musical Tale of Protestants, Blacks, and Jews

August 5, 2011
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In Ragtime, an enormous and varied cast of characters knocks…

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