"My strongest link to my Jewish background is musical," he said. "I found myself drawn to Russian and Eastern European musical roots."
"Of Thee I Sing" is a show for the ages. It reminds old timers that even the Depression year of 1931 had its fun side. For more recent arrivals, it's an uncanny allegory on presidential high jinx in the year 1998. And for everybody who has a toe to tap and a shower to sing in, it brings back the songs and lyrics of the Gershwin brothers at the top of their incredible form.
Actor-composer Hershey Felder, 29, has a way with politicians.