By Lisa Keys 

'Cabaret' and 'Prayer for the French Republic' up for Tonys

 


(New York Jewish Week) — At a time of rising antisemitism, two shows about Jews caught up in a dangerous climate of hate received multiple nominations yesterday for the 2024 Tony Awards.

A brand-new revival of the Kander and Ebb musical “Cabaret,” about the hedonistic antics at a late Weimar-era Berlin nightclub, received a total of nine nominations, while “Prayer for the French Republic,” a three-hour drama about antisemitism in France in 2016, received three.

Both productions trail this year’s most-nominated: David Adjmi’s “Stereophonic,” about a Fleetwood Mac-esque band, received 13 nominat...



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