“Hamilton” is not only a great musical; it is an unprecedented cultural phenomenon. Adam Langer explains how he lost his initial skepticism and became a convert to the show.
For more than thirty years, Prince, wielded a tremendous influence on pop culture. And yet we wonder how to mourn him simultaneously in private and in public.
Undecided before today’s New York primary, Adam Langer takes his daughter to hear Bernie Sanders speak in the Bronx — and Hillary Clinton in Manhattan. At the end, he comes to an important conclusion.
Born to Jewish and Irish-Catholic parents, Kenneth Lonergan is a quintessentially New York writer. So, what’s a nice playwright like him doing setting his new play “Hold On To Me Darling” in Beaumont, Tennessee?
Pioneering cinematographer and director Haskell Wexler has died at the age of 93. Here’s a look at 5 great moments in his career.
Is it possible to grow up Jewish with an abiding love for Welsh poetry, Irish music and “A Child’s Christmas in Wales”? Adam Langer certainly hopes so.
Although some readers are acting as if Donald Trump was the first to bring the Yiddish term “schlong” to the mainstream, actually there have been quite a noteworthy instances from Philip Roth to Linda Tripp to Phyllis Diller.
The new Broadway production of “Fiddler on the Roof” is a terrific revival. But, like a slew of classic American musicals, it’s a rousing and unabashed argument for the inevitability of assimilation.
These 11 things are definitely not Sophie’s choices.
The entertaining NWA biopic “Straight Outta Compton” is sexist, violent and profane. But it’s awfully careful to make sure it’s not perceived as anti-Semitic. Adam Langer explores why this might be.