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Theater

  • “Paris Time” stares down racism, politics … and marriage

    By jwadmin on January 25, 2018
    By Joseph Dalton Albany Time Union – Start with European political upheavals. Add some shifting cultural trends. Then throw in a pair of Americans stationed overseas and you’ve got a lot going on in Steven Peterson’s new play, “Paris Time.” Capital Repertory Theatre’s world premiere production starts previews on Friday and opens on Tuesday for a four-week run. To read the […]
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  • Beth Emeth social group attends Cap Rep performance

    By jwadmin on December 27, 2017
    The Renaissance Group (TRG) of Congregation Beth Emeth in Albany recently sponsored a social outing that included dinner at a restaurant and a performance of ‘She Loves Me’ at Capital Repertory Theatre of Albany. Forty TRG members attended. TRG caters to congregants who are 55 and older. From left, Lee Rosen, Beth Emeth Board president; Lauren Iselin, past board president; […]
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  • Yidstock ’17  to feature Frank London’s ‘A Night in the Old Marketplace,’ folk oratorio

    By jwadmin on June 27, 2017
    Four-Day festival includes concerts, talks and workshops AMHERST, Mass. – The sixth annual Yidstock: The Festival of New Yiddish Music will feature a performance of  “A Night in the Old Marketplace,” a multimedia folk oratorio by Frank London, a founding member of the Klezmatics.  The four-day festival—July 13 to 16 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst,—will also include performances by a diverse group of […]
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  • Meet Sasha Velour, the Only Jewish Finalist on ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’

    By jwadmin on June 26, 2017
    Whether or not she takes the crown on the season finale this Friday, Sasha Velour is among the most noteworthy Jewish contestants to date. Who are the others? By Gabriela Geselowitz For those of you who don’t watch RuPaul’s Drag Race, you’re missing out on the best show on TV. Somewhere in between guilty pleasure and subversive art lies the competition to […]
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  • Oslo,’ Bette Midler and Ben Platt take Tony Awards

    By jwadmin on June 14, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – “Oslo,” a play about the 1993 Oslo Accords, won the Tony Award for best new play and its Jewish lead actor, Michael Aronov, was recognized as best featured actor in a play. Bette Midler, the veteran Jewish actress and singer, won for best actress in a musical for “Hello Dolly” as Broadway handed out its […]
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  • Tony Awards 2017: ‘Oslo’ and ‘Indecent’ nominated for best play, Bette Midler for top actress

    By jwadmin on May 3, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) –“Oslo” and “Indecent” were nominated for Tony Awards for best play, and Bette Midler heads a slew of Jewish talent up for Broadway theater’s top honor. “Oslo” chronicles the back-room talks that led to the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords between the Israelis and the Palestinians. “Indecent,” written by Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel, tells the story […]
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