Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Soul Doctor, The Shlomo Carlebach Musical

The Parker Playhouse Presents
Soul Doctor, The Shlomo Carlebach Musical
Jan 11 - Jan 29

This Broadway-bound hit Musical is an odyssey through challenges and triumphs of the father of popular Jewish music, Shlomo Carlebach: his childhood escape from Nazi Germany, becoming a rabbinical prodigy in America; his unlikely friendship with Nina Simone, discovering Gospel, Soul music; his meteoric rise as a "Rock Star-Rabbi" in the 1960's, performing with Bob Dylan and The Grateful Dead; his struggle to reconcile his deep traditional roots with his desire to reach people of all backgrounds, his personal conflicts trying to keep his family together while traversing the globe as a "Soul Doctor", bringing joy to the broken hearted. Beloved and controversial, he ignited the spirit of millions with his soul-stirring melodies, storytelling, and boundless love. An All-Star Broadway Cast and 30 Carlebach hits, scored by the orchestrator of Elton John's AIDA! THE WHO'S TOMMY, SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE.

Showtimes vary, check website for complete list.


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