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Official: SOUL DOCTOR to Return to Off-Broadway This November at Actors Temple Theatre

The producers of the new Broadway musical Soul Doctor, about the life and music of Shlomo Carlebach and his unlikely friendship with Nina Simone, announced today that the show will return off-Broadway to the Actors Temple Theatre (339 W47th Street) with previews beginning November 25, 2014 and opening scheduled for Sunday, December 14.

Following a successful Off-Broadway run in 2012 and a sold-out engagement in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Soul Doctor began previews at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre on July 17 and had its official opening on Thursday, August 15, 2013.

The first international production of Soul Doctor, performed in Yiddish and presented by the Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre, is currently running at the Segal Centre for the Performing Arts in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Soul Doctor has music by Shlomo Carlebach, book by Daniel S. Wise, lyrics by David Schechter. Further cast and creative team annoucement to follow.

Tickets to Soul Doctor are available now for purchase by visiting All seats are $79.50 Monday through Friday and Sunday. Saturday nights and Hanakkah week (December 16-24) are $99. Tickets are $49.50 for groups of 20 or more, contact for all group sales inquiries.

Soul Doctor is an exhilarating musical journey through the triumphs and tribulations of a cultural phenomenon. It tells the fascinating story of the father of popular Jewish music, Shlomo Carlebach, and his unlikely friendship with Nina Simone. A modern-day troubadour, Shlomo ignited the spirit of millions around the world with his soul-stirring melodies, transformative storytelling and boundless love. After his escape from Nazi Germany, the young Rabbi befriended the legendary jazz singer Nina Simone who introduced him to soul and gospel music. With the "High Priestess of Soul" as his inspiration, Shlomo created a joyous new sound with melodies that fused his roots with American popular music. With his meteoric rise as a "Rock Star Rabbi," he struggled to harmonize his traditional beliefs with the "free love" generation of the 1960s. Today, his uplifting music and message help to define America's most defiant era.

This production is produced by Jeremy Chess.

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