J.T. Rogers and Bartlett Sher always knew their history play had a lot to teach us today. But they never wanted it to be quite this relevant.
The London production of “Hamilton” has earned 13 nominations for the Olivier Awards, the United Kingdom’s equivalent of the Tony Awards.
“Dear Evan Hansen,” the teen-angst driven musical about a high school outsider, won the top prize at Sunday’s Tony Awards while ‘Oslo’ won Best Play.
A number of themes can be identified in the seemingly endless sequence of New York theater awards.
Good news for ‘Oslo,’ ‘Indecent,’ ‘Hello, Dolly!’ and ‘Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812’ in this year’s Tony nominations.
Making its move to Broadway, ‘Oslo’ gives Israelis and Palestinians some reason for hope.
It’s a surprising idea for light entertainment — the behind-the-scenes negotiations for the Oslo Accords. But Anna Katsnelson finds J.T. Rogers’s “Oslo” held her attention, at least most of the time.
Several hundred people gathered at a Norwegian synagogue to support Jews at an event which drew praise but also criticism because of an organizer’s anti-Israel and anti-Jewish statements.
More than 1000 Muslims formed a human shield around Oslo’s synagogue on Saturday, offering symbolic protection for the city’s Jewish community and condemning an attack on a synagogue in neighboring Denmark last weekend.
Muslims in Norway plan to form what they are calling a “peace ring” around an Oslo synagogue following Sabbath services.