Southern California Jewish Repertory Theatre

Southern California Jewish Repertory Theatre The SCJRT is dedicated to the presentation of theatre woirks whcih touch upon Jewish themes and issues or issues of concern to the Jewish community.

Having just seen Fiddler in Yiddish in New York directed by Joel Grey this promises to be exciting.
06/17/2019
Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles (2019) - IMDb

Having just seen Fiddler in Yiddish in New York directed by Joel Grey this promises to be exciting.

Directed by Max Lewkowicz. With Lin-Manuel Miranda, Austin Pendleton, Fran Lebowitz, Itzhak Perlman. The origin story behind one of Broadway's most beloved musicals, Fiddler on The Roof, and its creative roots in early 1960s New York, when "tradition" was on the wane as gender roles, sexuality, race...

Hope t o see this on upcoming trip to NYC
05/06/2019
Greedy Jews! - Tablet Magazine

Hope t o see this on upcoming trip to NYC

The Lehman Trilogy is the hottest play in town—required viewing for the financial and theatrically minded cognoscenti, the new Hamilton for wealthy New York hipsters. A ticket that originally sold at $95 at the Park Avenue Armory now goes for $1,200 on StubHub, if you can nab one. The original fiv...

Greedy Jews! - Tablet Magazine
04/19/2019
Greedy Jews! - Tablet Magazine

Greedy Jews! - Tablet Magazine

The Lehman Trilogy is the hottest play in town—required viewing for the financial and theatrically minded cognoscenti, the new Hamilton for wealthy New York hipsters. A ticket that originally sold at $95 at the Park Avenue Armory now goes for $1,200 on StubHub, if you can nab one. The original fiv...

Women Take Center Stage
03/27/2019
Women Take Center Stage

Women Take Center Stage

Rokhl’s Golden City: Changing the face of Yiddish theater—and the sound of Yiddish music

Yiddish Heroism, Hebrew Tears - Jewish Review of Books
03/21/2019
Yiddish Heroism, Hebrew Tears - Jewish Review of Books

Yiddish Heroism, Hebrew Tears - Jewish Review of Books

For Avraham Sutzkever, life and work were not even slightly separate, since his was a life not merely shaped by poetry in a metaphorical sense but literally saved by it, when a poem of his produced an airplane.

Unorthodox Podcast: Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish
08/03/2018
Unorthodox Podcast: Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish

Unorthodox Podcast: Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish

Tradition, tradition! In honor of a new Yiddish production of Fiddler on the Roof, we’re heading back to Anatevka. Our Jewish guest is Rachel Zatcoff, who plays Tzeitel in the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Off-Broadway production of Fidler afn Dakh. Our Gentile of the week is James Monroe Š...

Spotlight Series: Theodore Bikel
07/18/2018
Spotlight Series: Theodore Bikel

Spotlight Series: Theodore Bikel

Produced by the Milken Archive of Jewish Music in cooperation with his wife, Aimee Ginsburg Bikel, this video tribute features Bikel reflecting on his life and

12/15/2016
Theater Talk: Legendary Lyricist Sheldon Harnick

See and hear this interview with giant Sheldon Harnick

Lyricist Sheldon Harnick recounts experiences from his 50-year career in the theater, including his partnership with the late composer Jerry Bock, which resu...

Friends of Southern California Jewish Repertory Theatre, check out this track from  the 1937 Yiddish musical omedy.
12/15/2016
Du bist dos likht fun mayne oygn - Milken Archive of Jewish Music

Friends of Southern California Jewish Repertory Theatre, check out this track from the 1937 Yiddish musical omedy.

The love song Du bist dos likht fun mayne oygn (You Are the Light of My Eyes), with lyrics by Isidore Lillian, was one of the principal numbers in Rumshinsky’s 1937 musical comedy (billed as an operetta in the press), Yosl un zayne vayber (Yosl [Joseph] and His Wives), to a book and libretto by Loui...

09/19/2016
TRADITION: The Jewish Legacy of Broadway

TRADITION: The Jewish Legacy of Broadway

A mini-documentary of Michael Childers' production that brought some of the greatest Broadway talent to perform to a sold-out audience at the Pantages Theate...

11/13/2015
A Festival of Light

A Festival of Light

We believe that as American Jews, we are heirs to the great traditions of freedom, equality, courage and peace. A Festival Of Light – The Meaning of Hanukkah...

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