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. Highlights include "I Was a Sparrow," "Sinnerman," "Ki Va Moed" and "Somebody is Lonely." Read the Playbill story.
When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life.