Abigail Pogrebin's STARS OF DAVID to Have Limited 5-Week NYC Engagement
Producer Daryl Roth, in association with Harbor Entertainment, has announced plans for a limited 5-week engagement concert presentation of the new show Stars of David, based on the highly acclaimed book, Stars of David by Abigail Pogrebin, from November 13 - December 15, 2013 at the DR2 Theatre (103 East 15th Street, at Union Square). Featuring songs by some of the top composers and lyricist of the theater, Stars of David was conceived by Aaron Harnickand Abigail Pogrebin and is directed by Gordon Greenberg. All tickets are $75 and can be purchased online at www.telecharge.com, or by calling 212-239-6200, or in-person at the DR2 Theatre box office (103 East 15th Street, Union Square). For more information, please visit www.StarsOfDavidSongs.com.
This funny and captivating concert presentation features original songs by the finest composers and lyricists of the theatre. This new musical adaptation, based on the best-selling book by Abigail Pogrebin, celebrates the identity of some of the most well know Jewish personalities including Marilyn & Alan Bergman (Award-winning lyricists of "The Windmills of your Mind," "The Way We Were" and others), Andy Cohen (Bravo Executive and Host of "Watch What Happens Live"), Gloria Steinem (Author, Feminist and Activist), Kenneth Cole (Fashion Designer, Activist), Fran Drescher (Actress/Comedian, TV's "The Nanny"), Edgar Bronfman Sr. (Former CEO of Warner Music Group), Aaron Sorkin (TV/Film Writer, "The West Wing,"The Social Network), Leonard Nimoy (Actor, "Star Trek," Director), Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg (Supreme Court Justice), Joan Rivers (Actress, Comedian, Host of "Fashion Police"),Tony Kushner (Playwright, "Angels in America"), Mike Wallace ("60 Minutes"), and Norman Lear (TV Writer/Producer, Creator of "All in the Family," "The Jeffersons"), among others.
Their stories have been adapted into touching, humorous and often moving songs by such celebrated, award-winning writers as Marvin Hamlisch (A Chorus Line), Marilyn & Alan Bergman (Yentl), Sheldon Harnick (Fiddler on the Roof), Duncan Sheik & Steven Sater(Spring Awakening), Jeanine Tesori (Caroline, Or Change), Richard Maltby & David Shire(Closer Than Ever), Tom Kitt (Next to Normal), Michael Friedman (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), Amanda Green (High Fidelity), Nathan Tysen & Chris Miller (The Burnt Part Boys),Susan Birkenhead (Jelly's Last Jam), Gaby Alter & Itamar Moses (Nobody Loves You), Daniel Messé and others. The cast of Stars of David includes Janet Metz, Alan Schmuckler, Aaron Serotsky and Donna Vivino.