Jews on Broadway: An Historical Survey of Performers, by Stewart F. Lane

By Stewart F. Lane

From Fanny Brice, Irving Berlin and Jerome Kern to Barbra Streisand, Alan Menken and Tony Kushner, Jewish performers, composers, lyricists, administrators, choreographers and manufacturers have made an indelible mark on Broadway for greater than a century. This old quantity captures the tale of the Jewish emergence from immigrants in ghettos staging Yiddish productions on New York’s decrease East part to their major social and cultural effect at the levels of Broadway. contains insights and anecdotes from a existence spent operating with the various Jewish legends of yankee theater.

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