— A true story telling the story of the father of popular Jewish music.
|Preview||jul 17, 2013|
|Opening||aug 15, 2013|
|Closing||oct 13, 2013|
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Soul Doctor tells the story of beloved yet controversial father of popular Jewish music, rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, and his friendship with Nina Simone. Beginning with his childhood escape from Nazi Germany, the show follows Carlebach's surprising journey as he becomes a rabbinical prodigy in America, discovers gospel and soul music through his friendship with Simone, and has a meteoric rise as a “Rock Star Rabbi.” In the '60s he performed with the likes of Bob Dylan, Jefferson Airplane and the Grateful Dead. However stardom had a price, and Carlebach had to make peace with his family, faith and personal demons.
What Is Soul Doctor Like?
Soul Doctor is a two-act, two-and-a-half hour musical that features non-stop dancing, colorful costumes, an uplifting score and fantastic performances, particularly by its stars Eric Anderson (Shlomo Carlebach) and Amber Iman (Nina Simone). Performed with the audience sitting on three sides of Circle in the ...