Soul Doctor, Starring Josh Nelson, Begins Previews Off-Broadway

first_img The bio-musical tells the story of the beloved yet controversial father of popular Jewish music, Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, and his friendship with legendary jazz singer Nina Simone. As a “Rock Star Rabbi” of the 1960s, Carlebach struggled to harmonize his traditional beliefs with the “free love” generation. Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 25, 2015 In addition to Nelson, the cast will include Dan’yelle Williamson as Nina Simone, as well as Dianna Barger, Debra Cardona, Jacob Heimer, Anthony Laciura, Don Meehan, Hayden Wall, Lee Hollis Bussie, Rosalie Graziano, Janelle McDermoth, Erin Mosher, John Plumpis, and Jesse Swimm. View Comments Shlomo is back in New York! Soul Doctor, starring Josh Nelson as Shlomo Carlebach, begins previews off-Broadway on November 28. Directed by Mindy Cooper, the tuner, which features music by Carlebach, lyrics by David Schechter with additional lyrics by Carlebach and a book by Daniel S. Wise, is playing at The Actors Temple. Opening night is set for December 14. Related Shows Soul Doctorlast_img

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