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Following expose in Israel National News, Beer Sheva theater cancels radical-left event

Event organized by "Breaking the Silence" to portray "occupation of Judea & Samaria."

Be'er Sheva theater cancels radical-left performance

130 survivors rescued from rubble of Mariupol theater

Zelenskyy says rescue work ongoing to save hundreds of people still believed to be trapped under rubble of bombed theater.

130 survivors rescued from rubble of Mariupol theater

London theater loses two major sponsors over anti-Semitism scandal

Royal Court Theatre has lost two major sponsors over a play that contained a scheming billionaire character with a Jewish sounding name.

London theater loses sponsors over anti-Semitism scandal

Acclaimed Jewish theater actor Antony Sher dies at 72

Celebrated Jewish actor Antony Sher, who was well known on stage and on screen, has died at the age of 72.

Acclaimed Jewish theater actor Antony Sher dies at 72

Controversial London theater's website hosted map for years that erased Israel

Theater previously denounced for putting on a play featuring a billionaire character with a stereotypically Jewish name again under fire.

London theater's website hosted map for years that erased Israel

Sweden’s national theater stages its first-ever Yiddish production

In first, Swedish theater presents first-ever Yiddish production. 'Jewish culture should be part of Swedish culture,' organizer says.

Sweden’s national theater stages first-ever Yiddish production

Playgoer removed from audience due to refusal to don face mask

Actor climbed off stage to personally request woman to "let us continue." Woman was removed after persisting in refusal.

Playgoer removed from audience due to refusal to don face mask

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.

Group protests UK actors union's pro-Palestinian activism

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.

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

'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.

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

NYU theatrical production glorifies terrorist 'survivors'

Production claims to retell events from Operation Defensive Shield in 2002, when terrorists took hostages in Bethlehem church.

NYU theatrical production glorifies terrorist 'survivors'

'We came to say goodbye to our house'

Demolition begins on Jewish Theater building in Warsaw.

'We came to say goodbye to our house'

Theater shrugs off pressure over Hevron

Culture Minister applauds Habima Theater's insistence on performing at Kiryat Arba, despite leftist pressure.

Theater shrugs off pressure over Hevron

'Count the Stars': For a united Israel

An OU-sponsored women's community project in Greater Jerusalem takes to the stage.

'Count the Stars': Singing and dancing as a road to unity

First Israeli theatre company debuts in N. America

Aspaklaria theater troupe launches a new branch in Canada and is expanding operations overseas.

First Israeli theatre company debuts in N. Americaplayer

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.'

A modern, sassy take on dating comes 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.

Mixing cultures: Impro-League brings Hebrish humor to Jerusalem

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.

Anglo olim inspire Israelis, offer hope amid crisis

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.'

Jerusalem Anglos Respond to Terror - With the Performing Arts

Bennett Dismisses Demands by 'Clueless' Artists

Education Minister says his decision to remove Culture Basket Committee chair for promoting pro-terror play is final.

Bennett Dismisses Demands by 'Clueless' Artists

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.'

Play Cancelled as Arab Actor Refuses to Perform for 'Settlers'

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.

Bennett: Remove Terrorist Play from Culture Basket

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.

Al Pacino Backs Out of Play Written By Hitler Supporter

"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.

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

Voices of the Holocaust - Resistance Amid Tragedy

Unique British theater troupe focuses on the fighting spirit of Holocaust victims.

Voices of the Holocaust - Resistance Amid the Tragedyplayer

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.

Film on Egyptian Jews Cleared For Screening

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.

New Theater Gives the Deaf a Chance to be Actorsplayer

'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.

'Rock Star Rabbi' Hits Broadway

Protest Fails to Stop Habima Play at Globe

Around 15 protesters were removed during the performance after unfurling banners and PLO flags.

Protest Fails to Stop Habima Play at Globe

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.

New Musical Play Tells the Story of Rabbi Mordechai Eliyahuplayer

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.

Kiryat Arba to Launch Impressive New Cultural Center