Soul Doctor Brings Soul-Stirring Sounds to Broadway
Soul Doctor is the real-life story of controversial Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach — regarded as the father of popular Jewish music — and his relationship with jazz legend Nina Simone. The production stars Eric Anderson as Carlebach and Amber Iman as Simone and is directed by Daniel S. Wise. Book is by Wise with music and lyrics by Carlebach, lyrics by David Schechter and additional material by Neshama Carlebach. Performances begin July 17 at Circle in the Square. Read the Playbill story.