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What’s Happening: Community Events

Upcoming Community Events:

  • Soul Doctor, The Musical Journey of Shlomo Carlebach

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“SOUL DOCTOR”, a joyous and exciting Broadway family musical about the inspiring life of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, the man who revived Jewish music in the 20th Century, is coming to LA in May!

Performances begin on April 3rd at the Lyceum THEATER and run for 2 weeks only, before heading to the ISRAEL FESTIVAL in Jerusalem, where it will be the featured theatrical performance, honoring the 70th anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel.

“A Cross Between FIDDLER ON THE ROOF 

and HAIR.” – Time Out New York

From his beginnings in Nazi-occupied Austria, Shlomo Carlebach (Tony Award Nominee, JOSH YOUNG, ) was destined to make a difference. But it was from his unlikely friendship with soul legend Nina Simon (Israeli Singing Sensation, ESTER RADA) that he learned not only about gospel jazz, but also how music can be an agent of change.

From Carlebach’s “House of Love & Prayer”, a hippie center for Jewish music and learning, which he established in in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury in the late 60’s,  to playing alongside acts like ‪Bob Dylan, Jefferson Airplane, ‪The Grateful Dead, and Pete Seeger, Carlebach played concerts worldwide, igniting the spirit of millions with his soul-stirring melodies, engaging storytelling and boundless love of humanity.

Carlebach’s open acceptance of less religious, secular Jews and the disaffected youth of the ’60s and ‘70s created a monumental shift in the Jewish outreach movement. He left a legacy of soulful, loving music and a reinvigorated Jewish community.

“The first major Jewish musical in a generation!” – Broadway World 

https://youtu.be/mX06LkwZu0M

(tv commercial from the Broadway production)

https://youtu.be/k00GXe7wZ7o

(sizzle reel with Larry King)

FUNDRAISER/ Group Sales Discounts

* Groups of 8 or more receive a 10% discount off the standard ticket price for any section of the theater.

* Groups of 25+ receive a 20% discount AND will be invited to HOST a special AFTER-PARTY with the CAST.

For more information, please call 310-365-8020.

Click here to Purchase Tickets

SPECIAL OFFER FOR SAN DIEGO JEWISH ACADEMY:  

All children come free. Parents and friends of the family pay only $36 a ticket for the best available seats in the house.

For more information, please call:

  • 619-519-1865 OR 310-365-8020

Looking forward to seeing you at the show!

Ortal Kovarski

SOUL DOCTOR SD

619.519.1865

“Carlebach single-handedly transformed Jewish music in the 20th century.” 

– The Jewish Post 

“Exhilarating, riveting” – The Wall Street Journal 

“The crowd roars with laughter and song, all night long.” – Larry King

“A rocking tale” – The New York Post

http://www.souldoctorontour.com

 

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