Bette Midler, Hello Dolly
By Jewish Business News On Saturday, January 21st, 2017

Bette Midler’s ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Has Set Box Office Records

Grammy, Emmy, Golden Globe and Tony award winner Bette Midler‘s Hello, Dolly! has set box office records, with first-day receipts of more than $9 million and advance sales at about $30 million. Midler’s More...

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By Lilach Weissman On Monday, December 26th, 2016

Bette Midler Doing ‘Hello, Dolly!’ On Broadway in 2017

Bette Midler is set to return to Broadway in 2017 in a revival of “Hello Dolly!” And the actress/singer is causing a stir lately with some very provocative tweets. Well Bette Midler would not be Bette More...

By Jewish Business News On Thursday, November 10th, 2016

Theaters Union Head Mathew Loeb: Donald Trump’s Election Bad for US

Mathew Loeb, the head of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), has issued a statement expressing dismay with Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States. The union More...

Peter Shaffer - YOUTUBE
By Ilan Shavit On Monday, June 6th, 2016

‘One of Great Writers’ Amadeus Playwright Sir Peter Shaffer Dies Aged 90

  “One of the true greats of British theatre”, Sir Peter Shaffer,  died at the Marymount Hospice in Ireland, a statment by his agent said. “It is with great sorrow that we must announce More...

By Ilan Shavit On Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Frozen to Become a MUSICAL: Will Idina Menzel Return to Broadway to Reprise Her Film Role?

  The winter themed Frozen is set to land on Broadway in 2018 alongside other Disney hits and will reportedly include the freshest talent. The musical has reportedly earned Disney an impressive $1.27 billion More...

InvisiBALL features an all-female cast. Photo by Adi AlonThe choreographer who turned soccer into dance A scene from InvisiBALL. Photo by Gloria Matos (2)
By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

The Choreographer Who Turned Soccer Into Dance

  It’s probably the only soccer match you’ll ever see without a ball. Choreographer Nadine Bommer’s treatment of the popular sport in her dance performance, “InvisiBALL” has fans cheering it on More...

By Carl Kaminsky On Friday, July 24th, 2015

Larry David Quits Broadway

– – Is Larry David done with Broadway? Well that’s what the co-creator of Seinfeld told the New York Post. Apparently the comedian and actor feels that he is not so good at the second part of More...

By Rosemary Richings On Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Toronto Fringe Theatre Festival Celebrates Its 26th Year

July 1st saw the opening ceremonies of the 2015 Toronto Fringe Theater Festival. Although they  did not officially start until 7:00 pm Eastern Standard time, the Fringe Club, located in the alleyway parking More...

Al Pacino
By Reggie Reiner On Sunday, June 21st, 2015

Al Pacino to Star in David Mamet’s China Doll on Broadway

– – This fall you can see Oscar winning actor Al Pacino star in a Broadway production of David Mamet’s new play called “China Doll.” “China Doll is a play about a wealthy man, More...

By Jewlicious On Friday, June 19th, 2015

Yidstock Lands at Central Park – Yiddish Soul Kulturfest

– – (This story originally appeared in Jewlicious.) It was the night of June 16, 2015, James Joyce/Leopold Bloom’s Bloomsday to some, the night before Ramadan to others, and to about 3,000 in Manhattan, More...


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