In Broadway revival of ‘Cabaret,’ veteran actor Danny Burstein ponders the latest iteration of the show’s Jewish character.
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Anyone who has seen a version of the musical “Cabaret” will recall the dazzling, provocative world of the Kit Kat Club, a fictional nightclub in pre-World War II Berlin. At the top of the show, a vivacious emcee, originated by Joel Grey, beckons us inside enticingly. “We have no troubles here!” he promises. “Here, life is beautiful.”
Trip alums get free tix to ‘Soul Doctor’ in bid to pump up flagging sales.
Jewish Week Correspondent
Birthright alums, it turns out, are just what the “Soul Doctor” ordered.
Last week, the Birthright Alumni Community announced that it will be offering free tickets to the Broadway play about the life and times of counterculture Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach — to past participants of its program, which offers a free 10-day trip to Israel for young Jews ages 18 to 26.