Theater

Sasha Olinick finds connections between his theater work and Judaism

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Takoma Park-based actor Sasha Olinick finds his work in the rehearsal room and on stage has deep connections to his Judaism. “The idea of storytelling...

What’s so funny about antisemitism?

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  Alex Edelman is tired. He just flew home to New York on a red-eye. About halfway through a recent Zoom conversation, he pulled out...

Solomon Schechter superstar Arnold Saltzman’s opera ‘Geniza: Hidden Fragments’ unlocks a trove of Jewish...

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Lisa Traiger | Arts Correspondent Cantor and Rabbi Arnold Saltzman arrived in Washington, D.C., in 1981 to serve Adas Israel Congregation with his soulful voice...

Arnold Saltzman’s opera ‘Geniza: Hidden Fragments’ unlocks a trove of Jewish history

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Cantor and Rabbi Arnold Saltzman arrived in Washington, D.C., in 1981 to serve Adas Israel Congregation with his soulful voice and inherent understanding of...
A young actor affixes a large Star of David atop a Christmas tree in the play Leopoldstadt by Tom Stoppard.

In ‘Leopoldstadt,’ Tom Stoppard tackles the Holocaust, intermarriage, Zionism — and his own Jewishness

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Speaking on the phone from an empty balcony in the Longacre Theater in New York, several hours before a preview performance of his latest...

Ari Roth’s third act

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Theater producer and playwright Ari Roth last made headlines in the fall of 2020, when he resigned from Mosaic Theater Company, which he founded...

Theater J’s ‘Old Stock’ takes the immigrant saga to Canada

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We Jews are wanderers. It’s both an intergenerational curse and survival mechanism. That trunks, satchels and suitcases have always been at the ready, for...

Old jokes for old Jews

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Review Brad Zimmerman peaked, it seems, as a preteen little leaguer. When he hit the ball out of the park, his dad shouted from the...

Voices of the Crown Heights riots are still relevant 30 years on in Theater...

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Review It’s been more than three decades since the predominantly Chasidic Crown Heights neighborhood in Brooklyn, N.Y., erupted in a riot, following the tragic death...

Radiant poetry pulls together world premiere at Olney Theater

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Our ur-Jewish stories, those that we have been reading, interpreting and re-telling for millennia — inform and shape us. And these ancient stories of...