I’m very pleased to announce that Playing God: The Bible on the Broadway Stage has been named the 2017 winner of the Byron Caldwell Smith Award for best nonfiction book published by a Kansas resident in the last two years.
Next to Normal
Just finished a two week run as Dr. Madden in Kansas Repertory Theatre’s Next to Normal. Special thanks to Director Beth Turcotte and the entire company for a wonderful experience.
Great to see so many Converse College students, faculty, and community members at my talk “Jesus Christ, Broadway Star” on Wednesday May 3.
The Making of Jewish Theatre @ Baruch College
(New York, NY)
I had a blast talking about “Jews and the Golden Age of Broadway” with fellow theatre mavens Alisa Solomon, Stuart Hecht, and Liz Wollman. Mazel tov to the Sandra Kahn Wasserman Center for Jewish Studies at Baruch College on a wonderful event.
How Biblical texts have inspired Broadway plays and musicals, from Ben-Hur to Jesus Christ Superstar.
“Incisive and sophisticated, but also accessible and, frankly, fun.”
Louisiana State University