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Film & TV News Musical Soul Doctor Will Play U.S. Cinemas in Honor of 10th Anniversary

Soul Doctor tells the real-life story of controversial Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, his passion for music and his relationship with Nina Simone.

Nya and Josh Young in Soul Doctor

Soul Doctor, the Broadway musical about the controversial Rabbi Shlomo Carlbach, and his relationship with the music and civil rights icon Dr. Nina Simone, will be screened in cinemas throughout the United States June 13, in honor of the 10th anniversary since the production premiered on Broadway.

Conceived by Jeremy Chess, created by David Schechter and Daniel S. Wise, with direction by Wise, Soul Doctor has a book by Wise, lyrics by Schechter and music by Shlomo Carlebach.

The filmed production stars Tony nominee Josh Young as Shlomo, Nya as Nina Simone, and Emily Padgett as Ruth.

They are joined by Charlotte Moore, C.J. Tyson, Rebecca Kritzer, Marvin Meital, Yovel Moss, Allison Poccia, Lital Shalit, Toni Elizabeth White, Luke Wygodny, Jordan Zell, and Marc Zell, as well as original Broadway cast members Richard Cerato and Abdur-Rahim Jackson (who choreographed the filmed production).

For more information on the screenings, visit Fathom Events.

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