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...

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 More...

By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

Israeli Magician Breaks World Record in Haifa

– – Israeli magician Israel Cagliostro set a new Guinness World’s record when he taught 1, 573 Jewish, Muslim and Christian schoolchildren a new magic trick at the Haifa International Convention More...

By Carl Kaminsky On Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

‘Bad Jews’ : Scalding and Funny

– – The play “Bad Jews” premieres tonight at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles. Premiered in 2012, the play follows Daphna Feygenbaum, who swears she is the most devout Jew in her More...

By Carl Kaminsky On Thursday, June 4th, 2015

The Critics Love Jesse Eisenberg but Not His New Play ‘the Spoils’

– – Its good news bad news for Jessie Eisenberg and his new play “The Spoils.” The critics love him and his performance, but not the play, which he wrote. From the official description: More...

By Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Al Pacino Quits Play Written by Nazi

– – Al Pacino has dropped out of a play in Denmark because its author, Norwegian writer Knut Hamsun, was an admirer of Hitler. The Oscar winning actor best known for his portrayal of Michael Corleone More...

By Lily Bethlehem On Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Jason Alexander and Larry David to Present Tony Award

– – Larry David and Jason Alexander, who played David’s alter ego George Costanza on Seinfeld, will present one of this year’s Tonys at the awards ceremony to be held on June 9th. Alexander More...

By Reggie Reiner On Sunday, May 10th, 2015

Idina Menzel to Perform in “if/Then” Touring Production in Seven US Cities

– – Idina Menzel announced that she will join the touring production of the hit Broadway play “If/Then, ” at seven of its first locations this fall. The singer made the announcement on More...

By Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Linda Lavin to Star in ‘Our Mother’s Brief Affair’ On Broadway

Linda Lavin will be making another go at Broadway. The Tony Award winning actress will star in Richard Greenberg’s Our Mother’s Brief Affair. Known best for her 10 years in the starring role on the More...


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