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Group of 300 theatergoers protests UK actors union's pro-Palestinian activism

Group of 300 theatergoers protests UK actors union's pro-Palestinian activism

Group delivers letter to union demanding end to pro-Palestinian activism by leaders that led to Jewish members feeling unsafe and resigning.Dan Verbin, 18/08/2021 19:13
Mikva the Musical scores in Kiryat Gat - and now on to the USA

Mikva the Musical scores in Kiryat Gat - and now on to the USA

When a Gaza rocket hit the mikva in Kiryat Gat, the crew of Mikva the Musical came to the rescue. And we never know where a mitzva can lead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/06/2019 15:54
'Judge! Song of Deborah' musical hits home on today's issues

'Judge! Song of Deborah' musical hits home on today's issues

"Raise Your Spirits" manages to be faithful to the biblical tale and entertain while examining leadership, feminist and defense issues.Rochel Sylvetsky, 03/03/2019 22:44
NYU theatrical production glorifies terrorist 'survivors'

NYU theatrical production glorifies terrorist 'survivors'

Production claims to retell events from Operation Defensive Shield in 2002, when terrorists took hostages in Bethlehem church.Tal Polon, 08/10/2017 11:15
'We came to say goodbye to our house'

'We came to say goodbye to our house'

Demolition begins on Jewish Theater building in Warsaw.JTA, 10/04/2017 08:02
Theater shrugs off pressure over Hevron

Theater shrugs off pressure over Hevron

Culture Minister applauds Habima Theater's insistence on performing at Kiryat Arba, despite leftist pressure.Arutz Sheva staff, 24/10/2016 20:05
'Count the Stars': For a united Israel

'Count the Stars': For a united Israel

An OU-sponsored women's community project in Greater Jerusalem takes to the stage.Sharon Katz and R.Sylvetsky, 06/10/2016 11:36
First Israeli theatre company debuts in N. America

First Israeli theatre company debuts in N. America

Aspaklaria theater troupe launches a new branch in Canada and is expanding operations overseas.Shoshana Miskin, 10/04/2016 20:46
A modern, sassy take on dating comes to Jerusalem

A modern, sassy take on dating comes to Jerusalem

Theater Review: Local theater brings Broadway's romantic comedy musical to Jerusalem with Israeli premiere of 'First Date.'Raphael Poch, 12/02/2016 11:08
Impro-League brings Hebrish humor to Jerusalem

Impro-League brings Hebrish humor to Jerusalem

Three local Jerusalem imrpovisational theater teams tear down cultural divides and language barriers to create a Hebrish evening of fun.Raphael Poch, 30/12/2015 07:18
Anglo olim inspire Israelis amid crisis

Anglo olim inspire Israelis amid crisis

With a myriad of theater productions, from intimate improv comedy shows to broadway musicals, Anglo immigrants hope to inspire Israelis.Raphael Poch, 30/11/2015 15:30
Anglos Respond to Terror With the Performing Arts

Anglos Respond to Terror With the Performing Arts

From scuds to knife attacks, theater provides a welcome outlet to embattled Israelis; 'The opposite of war isn't peace, it's creation.'Marcus Tainar, 18/10/2015 17:33
Bennett Dismisses Demands by 'Clueless' Artists

Bennett Dismisses Demands by 'Clueless' Artists

Education Minister says his decision to remove Culture Basket Committee chair for promoting pro-terror play is final.Ido Ben Porat, 19/08/2015 13:45
Play Cancelled After Arab Actor Cites 'Occupation'

Play Cancelled After Arab Actor Cites 'Occupation'

The Haifa Theater was supposed to put on a play in the Jordan Valley, but actor Issa refused to entertain 'settlers.'Orli Harari, 09/06/2015 12:15
Bennett: Remove Terrorist Play from Culture Basket

Bennett: Remove Terrorist Play from Culture Basket

Education Minister orders ministry's theater committee to discuss a new play depicting life story of convicted terrorist.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Cynthia Blank, 01/06/2015 18:11
Al Pacino Backs Out of Play Written By Hitler Fan

Al Pacino Backs Out of Play Written By Hitler Fan

Pacino 'couldn't come to terms' with Norwegian author Knut Hamsun's support of Nazism, and withdrew from stage adaptation of his novel.Cynthia Blank, 28/05/2015 14:13
"Oh, God" - an Israeli Comedy Touring East Coast

"Oh, God" - an Israeli Comedy Touring East Coast

Guy Ben-Aharon, director and producer for Israeli Stage, is bringing one of their plays on East Coast tour to universities and synagogues.Cynthia Blank, 23/10/2014 14:59
Voices of the Holocaust - Resistance Amid Tragedy

Voices of the Holocaust - Resistance Amid Tragedy

Unique British theater troupe focuses on the fighting spirit of Holocaust victims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/01/2014 15:10
Film on Egyptian Jews Cleared For Screening

Film on Egyptian Jews Cleared For Screening

A documentary on Egyptian Jews that had been blocked by the country's security service will screen in theaters. Rachel Hirshfeld , 21/03/2013 03:42
New Theater Gives the Deaf a Chance to be Actors

New Theater Gives the Deaf a Chance to be Actors

Arutz Sheva visited the rehearsal room of the Shema theater, which is made up of a group of actors who are deaf and hard of hearing.Yoni Kempinski, 27/12/2012 02:42
'Rock Star Rabbi' Hits Broadway

'Rock Star Rabbi' Hits Broadway

A new musical, titled Soul Doctor, which tells the story of the beloved Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, is opening Off-Broadway Aug. 13.Rachel Hirshfeld , 15/08/2012 17:21
Protest Fails to Stop Habima Play at Globe

Protest Fails to Stop Habima Play at Globe

Around 15 protesters were removed during the performance after unfurling banners and PLO flags.Gil Ronen, 29/05/2012 08:56
New Musical Play Tells the Story of Rav Eliyahu

New Musical Play Tells the Story of Rav Eliyahu

"Avihem Shel Yisrael", a new play about the childhood of former Chief Rabbi Mordechai Eliyahu will hit the stage during Chanukah.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 15/12/2011 15:07
Kiryat Arba to Launch New Cultural Center

Kiryat Arba to Launch New Cultural Center

The new cultural center in Kiryat Arba will bring Israel's best shows to town and will be geared to all audiences.Elad Benari, Canada, 09/09/2011 22:44