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Theatre Schmooze is a new monthly podcast from Alliance for Jewish Theatre where we chat with Jewish theatre makers from around the world about their art, Judaism, and vision for theater’s future. Hosted by Danielle Levsky, Theatre Schmooze will feature one-on-one conversations with artists that will illuminate the heart, soul, and diversity of contemporary Jewish theatre. 

Theatre Schmooze is an Alliance for Jewish Theatre program, produced by Jeremy Aluma, Danny Debner, and Danielle Levsky. Our theme music is by Ilya Levinson and Alex Koffman.

Launch date: Thursday, March 18, 2021.

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Theatre Schmooze is a new monthly podcast from Alliance for Jewish Theatre where we chat with Jewish theatre makers from around the world about their art, Judaism, and vision for theater’s future. Hosted by Danielle Levsky, Theatre Schmooze will feature one-on-one conversations with artists that will illuminate the heart, soul, and diversity of contemporary Jewish theatre. 

Theatre Schmooze is an Alliance for Jewish Theatre program, produced by Jeremy Aluma, Danny Debner, and Danielle Levsky. Our theme music is by Ilya Levinson and Alex Koffman.

Launch date: Thursday, March 18, 2021.

    Theatre Schmooze: Space and Place - Season 2, Episode 4 with Maya Arad-Yasur

    Theatre Schmooze: Space and Place - Season 2, Episode 4 with Maya Arad-Yasur

    "Space and Place" (Season 2, Episode 4) dropped on Friday, May 20 with our twelfth guest: Maya Arad-Yasur (Amsterdam, Suspended, God Waits at the Station), a playwright based in Tel Aviv, Israel. Tune in as Maya and Danielle discuss Jewishness and theatrical identity, the process for creating Maya's plays, and discoveries made by different companies that perform Maya's work worldwide.

    Theatre Schmooze, an all-new, monthly podcast from Alliance for Jewish Theatre where we chat with Jewish theatre makers from around the world about their art, Judaism, and vision for theater’s future.

    Hosted by Danielle Levsky (AJT Board Member, writer, clown, performer, educator, producer, and theatre journalist), Theatre Schmooze will feature one-on-one conversations with artists that will illuminate the heart, soul, and diversity of contemporary Jewish theatre.

    Theatre Schmooze is an Alliance for Jewish Theatre program, produced by Danny Debner and Danielle Levsky. Our theme music is by Ilya Levinson and Alex Koffman, and our logo was created by Michelle Shapiro.

    • 26 min
    Theatre Schmooze: A Recurring Lense - Season 2, Episode 3 with Ali Viterbi

    Theatre Schmooze: A Recurring Lense - Season 2, Episode 3 with Ali Viterbi

    Theatre Schmooze: A Recurring Lense - Season 2, Episode 3 with Ali Viterbi

    A Recurring Lense - Season 2, Episode 3 dropped on Wednesday, April 13 with our eleventh guest: Ali Viterbi, playwright and television writer, based in Providence, Rhode Island. Tune in as Ali and Danielle discuss her multiple world premieres of In Every Generation, educational and mentorship experiences, the impact of Jewishness in her work, and unexpected moments of Jewishness showing up in her creative path.

    Theatre Schmooze, an all-new, monthly podcast from Alliance for Jewish Theatre where we chat with Jewish theatre makers from around the world about their art, Judaism, and vision for theater’s future.

    Hosted by Danielle Levsky (AJT Board Member, writer, clown, performer, educator, producer, and theatre journalist), Theatre Schmooze will feature one-on-one conversations with artists that will illuminate the heart, soul, and diversity of contemporary Jewish theatre.

    Theatre Schmooze is an Alliance for Jewish Theatre program, produced by Danny Debner and Danielle Levsky. Our theme music is by Ilya Levinson and Alex Koffman, and our logo was created by Michelle Shapiro.

    • 29 min
    Theatre Schmooze: Merging Worlds - Season 2, Episode 2 with Kendell Pinkney

    Theatre Schmooze: Merging Worlds - Season 2, Episode 2 with Kendell Pinkney

    Theatre Schmooze: Merging Worlds - Season 2, Episode 2 with Kendell Pinkney

    Merging Worlds - Season 2, Episode 1 dropped on Friday, March 18, 2022 with our tenth guest: Kendell Pinkney, theatre artist, creative producer, and almost rabbi, based in Brooklyn, New York. Tune in as Kendell and Danielle discuss reflecting and merging multiple identities, shifting perspectives in the religious world, leading and organizing initiatives in service of others, and collaboration across the real and virtual worlds.

    Theatre Schmooze, an all-new, monthly podcast from Alliance for Jewish Theatre where we chat with Jewish theatre makers from around the world about their art, Judaism, and vision for theater’s future.

    Hosted by Danielle Levsky (AJT Board Member, writer, clown, performer, producer, and theatre journalist), Theatre Schmooze will feature one-on-one conversations with artists that will illuminate the heart, soul, and diversity of contemporary Jewish theatre.

    Theatre Schmooze is an Alliance for Jewish Theatre program, produced by Danny Debner and Danielle Levsky. Our theme music is by Ilya Levinson and Alex Koffman, and our logo was created by Michelle Shapiro.

    • 27 min
    Theatre Schmooze: Unravelling Identity - Season 2, Episode 1 with Hadar Galron

    Theatre Schmooze: Unravelling Identity - Season 2, Episode 1 with Hadar Galron

    Theatre Schmooze: Unravelling Identity - Season 2, Episode 1 with Hadar Galron

    Unravelling Identity - Season 2, Episode 1 dropped on Friday, February 18, 2022 with our ninth guest: Hadar Galron, playwright, actress, director, screenwriter, songwriter, and comedienne, based in Ramat-Gahn, Israel. Tune in as Hadar and Danielle discuss Jewish identity (through plays like "Jewish Enough for Hitler" and "Mikveh"), experiences in the Orthodox Jewish World, and feminist experiences around the world.

    Theatre Schmooze, an all-new, monthly podcast from Alliance for Jewish Theatre where we chat with Jewish theatre makers from around the world about their art, Judaism, and vision for theater’s future.

    Hosted by Danielle Levsky (AJT Board Member, writer, clown, performer, producer, and theatre journalist), Theatre Schmooze will feature one-on-one conversations with artists that will illuminate the heart, soul, and diversity of contemporary Jewish theatre.

    Theatre Schmooze is an Alliance for Jewish Theatre program, produced by Danny Debner and Danielle Levsky. Our theme music is by Ilya Levinson and Alex Koffman, and our logo was created by Michelle Shapiro.

    • 25 min
    Theatre Schmooze: The Personal & The Universal - Season 1, Episode 8 with Adam Immerwahr

    Theatre Schmooze: The Personal & The Universal - Season 1, Episode 8 with Adam Immerwahr

    Theatre Schmooze: The Personal & The Universal - Season 1, Episode 8 with Adam Immerwahr

    The Personal & The Universal, Season 1, Episode 8 dropped on Sunday, October 31, 2021 with our eighth guest: Adam Immerwahr, Theater director and producer and the Artistic Director of Theater J. Tune in as Adam and Danielle discuss Theater J’s mission and productions, whether only Jewish actors should play Jewish roles, and how Adam found Jewish identity through Theater J.

    Theatre Schmooze, an all-new, monthly podcast from Alliance for Jewish Theatre where we chat with Jewish theatre makers from around the world about their art, Judaism, and vision for theater’s future.

    Hosted by Danielle Levsky (AJT Board Member, writer, clown, performer, producer, and theatre journalist), Theatre Schmooze will feature one-on-one conversations with artists that will illuminate the heart, soul, and diversity of contemporary Jewish theatre.

    Theatre Schmooze is an Alliance for Jewish Theatre program, produced by Jeremy Aluma, Danny Debner, and Danielle Levsky. Our theme music is by Ilya Levinson and Alex Koffman, and our logo was created by Michelle Shapiro.

    • 29 min
    Theatre Schmooze: Wandering Jews - Season 1, Episode 7 with Anna Ziegler

    Theatre Schmooze: Wandering Jews - Season 1, Episode 7 with Anna Ziegler

    Theatre Schmooze: Wandering Jews - Season 1, Episode 7 with Anna Ziegler

    Wandering Jews, Season 1, Episode 7 dropped on Thursday, September 30, 2021 with our seventh guest: Anna Ziegler, an award-winning Jewish playwright whose widely produced play PHOTOGRAPH 51 won London’s 2016 WhatsOnStage award for Best New Play. Tune in as Anna and Danielle discuss current projects, Jewish characters in Anna’s plays The Wanderers, Photograph 51, and Actually and how theatre artists have been innovating the art form during the pandemic.

    Theatre Schmooze, an all-new, monthly podcast from Alliance for Jewish Theatre where we chat with Jewish theatre makers from around the world about their art, Judaism, and vision for theater’s future.

    Hosted by Danielle Levsky (AJT Board Member, writer, clown, performer, producer, and theatre journalist), Theatre Schmooze will feature one-on-one conversations with artists that will illuminate the heart, soul, and diversity of contemporary Jewish theatre.

    Theatre Schmooze is an Alliance for Jewish Theatre program, produced by Jeremy Aluma, Danny Debner, and Danielle Levsky. Our theme music is by Ilya Levinson and Alex Koffman, and our logo was created by Michelle Shapiro.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

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jewishspacelaser4cats ,

Poignant and fascinating

Well done and timely

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Great New Podcast

Danielle is an intuitive and compelling interviewer. Such a great contribution to the theatre community!

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