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Jeremy Schonfeld didn’t exactly intend to create a rock opera about the Shoah and the emotional trauma it inflicted across generations.
Thirty-five years ago, Zalmen Mlotek and Moishe Rosenfeld co-wrote the script for a musical called “The Golden Land” in honor of the 85th anniversary of the Forverts, the world’s oldest Yiddish newspaper.
Librettist Lisa Kron, best known for writing the book and lyrics to the Broadway darling “Fun Home,” and composer-playwright Daniel Zaitchik have won the 2017 Kleban Prizes.
‘Cafe Society Swing’ tells the story of Barney Josephson, the son of Lavtian Jewish immigrants who opened New York’s first integrated nightclub.
Frank Wildhorn is possibly the most critically reviled writer of musicals on Broadway. But that hasn’t stopped him from achieving runaway international success.
David Cainer didn’t have much to do with the Jewish world until a rabbi came to him in a dream and told him he should write a musical, ‘Jewish Chronicles.’
Joel Fields is a TV writer whose credits include the FX hit ‘The Americans.’ But his latest project is a reworking of the classic Cole Porter musical ‘Can-Can.’
Leo Szilard was a Jewish physicist who conceived nuclear chain reaction and helped birth the Manhattan Project. His story is now a polished off-Broadway musical.
‘Piece of My Heart’ is a toe-tapping story about Bert Berns, the largely forgotten songwriter who wrote hits like ‘Twist and Shout’ ‘Hang on Sloopy’ and ‘Cry Baby.’ It’s also this summer’s best musical.