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  • Joel Grey, Jewish actor best known for ‘Cabaret’ role, comes out at 82

    January 29, 2015 | 11:15 am

    It’s no longer surprising for a prominent actor to come out publicly as gay.

    What is a little surprising, however, is when he does so at age 82.

    Joel Grey — whose illustrious career includes winning an Academy Award, Tony Award and Golden Globe Award, all for playing the master...

  • Shia LaBeouf arrested at New York performance of ‘Cabaret’

    June 27, 2014 | 9:02 am

    Actor Shia LaBeouf, who starred in the "Transformers" movies and the play "Nymphomaniac," was arrested inside New York's Studio 54 during a performance of "Cabaret," police said.

    The actor was charged with criminal conduct and disorderly conduct and taken into custody, NYPD...

  • ‘The Scottsboro Boys’ recalls a miscarriage of justice in the segregated South

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    May 29, 2013 | 11:46 am

    At 86, legendary Broadway composer John Kander still remembers how, as a small boy in an assimilated Jewish home in Kansas City, Mo., he first heard the searing story of the Scottsboro Boys: nine African-American teenagers who had been falsely accused of rape in 1930s Alabama. 

  • Germany’s guilt

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    July 26, 2012 | 11:49 am

    “Lately, more and more German citizens have decided, on their deathbeds, to dedicate their will to the state of Israel”, said an article in the paper yesterday. In the past year, numerous German messengers knocked on the doors of Israeli Embassies, with wills signed by people who...

  • ‘Cabaret’ Glides Into Shoah-Era Tango

    By Roberto Loiederman

    May 11, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Once, when I was on an all-night bus ride in Brazil, an Argentine man sitting in the rear strummed a guitar, singing one tango after another. The slow, emotional music, its lyrics filled with loss and nostalgia, seemed the appropriate soundtrack. But after a while the Brazilians...

  • 7 Days in The Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    February 9, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, February 11

    An old elevator shaft sided on three sides with brick and topped by a skylight becomes the backdrop and running theme through photographer Mark Seliger's latest book of Platinum Photographs, "In My Stairwell." Welcomed into the stairwell are noted...