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David Schechter

 

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1989
Sawtooth Bob (Macheath's Gang)
Sawtooth Bob
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1979
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1978
Lazar
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1978
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1977
Performer

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Lyrics, Co-Creator, Artistic Consultant
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Lyricist / Co-Creator

Photos

David Schechter and Lexi Rabadi Photo

David Schechter and Lexi Rabadi

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Date:
07/31/2019
David Schechter, Zalmen Mlotek, Thomas Blumberg, Jeanette Friedman, Lexi Rabadi, Dr.  Photo

David Schechter, Zalmen Mlotek, Thomas Blumberg, Jeanette Friedman, Lexi Rabadi, Dr. Judith Friedman Rosen, Carol Levin, Minna Seitelman, Philip Schatten, and, Motl Didner

From: 
Date:
07/31/2019
Elana Mirella Mariani, David Schechter, Zalmen Mlotek, Lexi Rabadi, Dr. Judith Friedm Photo

Elana Mirella Mariani, David Schechter, Zalmen Mlotek, Lexi Rabadi, Dr. Judith Friedman Rosen, Lori Wilner, Steven Lutvak, Michael Bobenhausen

From: 
Date:
07/31/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1989
Sawtooth Bob (Macheath's Gang)

Sawtooth Bob

Ensemble

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1979
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1978
Lazar

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1978
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1977
Performer

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Lyrics, Co-Creator, Artistic Consultant

[Broadway, 2013]
Lyricist / Co-Creator






David Schechter News

Movie Musical SOUL DOCTOR Will Be Shown in Selma Over Jubilee Weekend Photo Movie Musical SOUL DOCTOR Will Be Shown in Selma Over Jubilee Weekend
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 28, 2020

The NY Kwanzaa Film Festival winner for Best Feature, 'Soul Doctor' will be screened at the Walton Theater (100 Selma Avenue) in Selma, Alabama on Sunday, March 1st at 4:30pm to celebrate Black History Monthand The Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee, commemorating 'Bloody Sunday,' when a group of about 525 African American demonstrators gathered at Browns Chapel to demand the right to vote.An event that led to the famous Selma Marches led by the late Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. which was a turning point in public support for the Civil Rights movement.

Broadway Movie-Musical SOUL DOCTOR to be Shown in Celebration of Martin Luther King J Photo Broadway Movie-Musical SOUL DOCTOR to be Shown in Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 16, 2020

The Kwanzaa Film Festival presents a special Martin Luther King Jr. Day program, themed 'A Kwanzaa Response to a Hanukkah Tragedy' with a program that focuses on African American-Jewish Relations. The feature presentation is this year's 'Best Film' winner Soul Doctor - the Broadway movie-musical about the life of the 'rock star' rabbi Shlomo Carlbach and his history shaping relationship with music icon Nina Simone. The film will be shown on Monday, January 20th at 4pm at AMC Magic Johnson Harlem (2309 Frederick Douglas Blvd.) as part of their Gala Awards evening.

TheaterWorksUSA Will Return with PETER PAN Photo TheaterWorksUSA Will Return with PETER PAN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2019

TheaterWorksUSA is partnering with BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center once again to bring their high-quality family entertainment to New York City. Next up is an imaginative Peter Pan on December 14, 2019. BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center (199 Chambers St, New York, NY 10007) are $30 (General Admission) and can be purchased by visiting Tribecapac.org or by calling (212) 220-1460.

TheaterWorksUSA Returns To BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center With DRAGONS LOVE TACO Photo TheaterWorksUSA Returns To BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center With DRAGONS LOVE TACOS & OTHER STORIES and PETER PAN
by Julie Musbach - Oct 28, 2019

TheaterWorksUSA is partnering with BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center once again to bring their high-quality family entertainment to New York City.

TheaterWorksUSA Announces its 2019-20 Season Photo TheaterWorksUSA Announces its 2019-20 Season
by Julie Musbach - Sep 27, 2019

Creating exceptional, transformative theatrical experiences that are accessible to young and family audiences in diverse communities throughout North America, TheaterWorksUSA announces their 2019-20 season with productions on Broadway, throughout New York City, and 11 productions touring around the United States and Canada.  

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Announces Season Of Spiritual Resistance Photo National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Announces Season Of Spiritual Resistance
by Julie Musbach - Aug 28, 2019

On the heels of its spectacular, sold-out run of the Yiddish presentation of Fiddler on The Roof and this summer's Hannah Senesh, National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF), today announced a schedule of signature programming for the upcoming fall, winter, and spring seasons.

Only Two Weeks Left To See National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's HANNAH SENESH Photo Only Two Weeks Left To See National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's HANNAH SENESH
by Stephi Wild - Aug 5, 2019

Only two weeks remain to see the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF)'s presentation of Hannah Senesh, an award-winning play based on the diaries and poems of a heroic young woman who risked her life to save European Jews from the Holocaust, and who paid the ultimate price.

Photo Flash: HANNAH SENESH Celebrates Opening Night Photo Photo Flash: HANNAH SENESH Celebrates Opening Night
by Julie Musbach - Jul 31, 2019

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF), winner of a 2019 Drama Desk Award, on Sunday night celebrated the opening of Hannah Senesh, an award-winning play based on the diaries and poems of a heroic young woman who risked her life to save European Jews from the Holocaust, and who paid the ultimate price.

BWW Review: Spiritual Resistance in the rewarding HANNAH SENESH at National Yiddish T Photo BWW Review: Spiritual Resistance in the rewarding HANNAH SENESH at National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene
by Joe Lombardi - Jul 28, 2019

Spiritual Resistance in the face of oppression is the theme for this season of the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene.  Their programming has been curated to accompany the exhibit 'Auschwitz.  Not Long Ago.  Not Far Away.'  Hannah Senesh, the first of four mainstage productions, is definitely worth a journey to the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Battery Park.

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's HANNAH SENESH Begins Performances in Two Weeks Photo National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's HANNAH SENESH Begins Performances in Two Weeks
by Julie Musbach - Jul 11, 2019

Fresh from the stellar success of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF), winner of a 2019 Drama Desk Award, will present Hannah Senesh, an award-winning play based on the diaries and poems of a heroic young woman who risked her life to save European Jews from the Holocaust, and who paid the ultimate price.

David Schechter Videos

BWW TV Flashback: SOUL DOCTOR Closes on Broadway Today
by Robert Diamond - Oct 13, 2013

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 play its final performance today - Sunday, October 13 at 3pm

BWW TV: Chatting with the Cast of SOUL DOCTOR on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 18, 2013

Soul Doctor, about the life and music of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach and his unlikely friendship with Nina Simone, officially opened on August 15. Soul Doctor has music by Shlomo Carlebach, orchestrated and arranged for Broadway by Steve Margoshes (Smokey Joe's Cafe, The Who's Tommy), book and direction by Daniel S. Wise, and lyrics by David Schechter. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with the cast on opening night and you can check out what they had to say below!

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of SOUL DOCTOR on Broadway- Opens Tonight!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 15, 2013

Soul Doctor, about the life and music of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach and his unlikely friendship with Nina Simone, officially opens tonight, August 15. Soul Doctor has music by Shlomo Carlebach, orchestrated and arranged for Broadway by Steve Margoshes (Smokey Joe's Cafe, The Who's Tommy), book and direction by Daniel S. Wise, and lyrics by David Schechter. BroadwayWorld brings highlights of the cast in action below!

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Chatting with the Cast of SOUL DOCTOR - Mahler, Iman, Anderson and More; Plus Performance Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 8, 2013

The company of SOUL DOCTOR just met the press. Click below for performance highlights and interviews with director Daniel S. Wise, choreographer Benoit-Swan Pouffer, co-lyricist David Schechter, and cast members Zarah Mahler, Amber Iman and Eric Anderson!

BWW TV: Leslie Kritzer Previews NYMF's LETTER TO HARVEY MILK
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 3, 2012

A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK, a new musical which was a finalist in this year's prestigious Richard Rodgers Awards for Musical Theater, is one of 10 musical plays being presented by the 2012 New York Musical Theatre Festival Next Link Project (NYMF), which starts on July 9th. The musical is based on the short story, 'A Letter To Harvey Milk' by Lesléa Newman. Today, the New York Musical Theatre Festival hosted a press preview day, sampling its offerings this year, and on hand to preview MILK was the show's star, Leslie Kritzer (Sondheim on Sondheim, A Catered Affair Legally Blonde). Click below to hear Kritzer perform the title song from the exciting new show!


David Schechter Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has David Schechter been in?
David Schechter has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has David Schechter been in?
David Schechter has not appeared in the West End