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Musical about Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach heading to Broadway
Musical about Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach heading to Broadway

We all know the musical about the singing nun. Well, this is the one about the singing rabbi. "Soul Doctor," a musical about the late Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, is coming to Broadway, with an opening scheduled for Aug. 15 at the Circle in the Square in New York. The musical ran last year at the New York Theatre Workshop and has also played in New Orleans, Miami Beach and Ft. Lauderdale. In those productions, actor Eric Anderson played Carlebach, tracing his biography from humble Holocaust refugee to the countercultural Orthodox sensation who wove together folk music and traditional Jewish tunes. The show also recounts Carlebach's friendship with singer Nina Simone. FULL...

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