JR OutLoud archive
Listen, We’re Family
When Kerry Shale and Debbie Chazen told Judi Herman about the 2014 reworking of JW3’s hugely successful first theatre commission, she was only too pleased to listen.... more>>
The Infidel – The Musical! Judi Herman talks to Erran Baron Cohen – The Composer!
Erran Baron Cohen has just loved the process of making a musical out of David Baddiel’s hit film The Infidel.... more>>
For King and Country? An audio tour of the exhibition with curator Roz Currie
To commemorate the centenary of the First World War, the Jewish Museum London and the Jewish Military Museum are co-curating this major new exhibition exploring the Jewish experience of the First World War... more>>
Genia (Jenny) Gerchikov and Erez Fogel, musicians of tomorrow – remember the names, you read them here first!
The July issue of Jewish Renaissance features Musicians of Tomorrow, a project to train and nurture musically-gifted young people..... more>>
Danny Braverman shares a packet of memories of Jewish life in East London
In 1926, shoemaker Ab Solomons drew a doodle on the wage-packet he gave to his wife Celie. Over the next 55 years, Ab drew a wage-packet cartoon for Celie every week..... more>>
Fings Are Wot They Used T'Be for Lionel Bart's musical thanks to multi-talented Elliot Davis
It’s hard to pigeon-hole Elliot Davis, whose reworking of Lionel Bart’s Fings Ain’t Wot They Used T’Be has just opened at its original home, Theatre Royal, Stratford East.... more>>
The Soap Myth – a powerful Holocaust drama transfers from the theatre to your computer!
More than 50 years after the end of WWII, at the desperate urging of a passionate survivor, a young investigative reporter finds herself caught between numerous versions of the same story... more>>
A world premiere for Watford Palace Theatre this February
Writer Daniel Kanaber tells Judi Herman about his bittersweet new play Shiver
In Daniel Kanaber’s Shiver, three men gather to remember Sadie, who has just died.... more>>
SHALL WE DANCE? The UK premiere of award-winning drama from Israel
A dance class in the sanctuary at West London Synagogue? The audience at this highly original Israeli drama found themselves attending the class taught by Eitan Harari.... more>>
Four Four Jew at the Jewish Museum – British Jews and the Beautiful Game
Four Four Jew (a pun on the tactical football formation ‘Four Four Two’), the Jewish Museum’s new blockbuster exhibition, explores the relationship of British Jews to the beautiful game... more>>
Sir Arnold Wesker talks to Judi Herman as the new revival of his play Roots is acclaimed by critics and audiences alike
The work of Sir Arnold Wesker has been enjoying a great revival over the last couple of years, with new productions of The Kitchen at The National Theatre and Chicken Soup with Barley, the first play in his famous trilogy about the Jewish Kahn family at the Royal Court; and now Roots, the second.... more>>
Listen, We’re Family – when Kerry Shale and Isy Suttie told Judi Herman about JW3’s first theatre commission, she was only too pleased to listen...
Listen, We’re Family is a delicious insight into Jewish family life that some very generous folk shared with the creators of the show, Kerry Shale and Matthew Lloyd..... more>>