"Still Jewish After All These Years" conceived, written and performed by Avi Hoffman strikes a chord with New York City audiences. The Musical Direction by Michael Larsen is delectable. "Still Jewish After All These Years"is a BroadwayGlobal and Theatre Chat top pick, must see. The one man show of the season!
REL Productions, Inc, Executive Producer Jerome Cohen, Co-Producer Charles Gluck along with Morton Wolkowitz and in association with The National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene have given the globe a powerful new musical seen through the crazy life of TV, Broadway stage star Avi Hoffman (Starz Magic City, A & E Glades). Hoffman pulls out all the stops, leaving nothing unturned. Avi's comedy, musicality, impressions and down to the bone stunning performance pays homage to his Father a Holocaust Survivor. This true star puts a current face on a horrific story, but it is told with brilliance and essence never before seen on stage.
Hoffman who has starred in every musical from "Chicago" to "Fiddler On The Roof" is captivating. He embraces and relishes the unique facial expressions of each character, unfolding this true story of a surviving actor, one who can re-invent oneself at the drop of a hat.
The musical originally produced at The New Vista Theatre Company and Boca Raton Theatre Guild has changed and maybe even created legs that will give this musical longevity. Avi is actually teaching, as he preserves his culture with historic facts, disguised between singing, comedy, heartfelt music and one "hell" of a book. Powerful, Stunning, Electrifying, Humorous, and the meshugene performance of his lifetime.
Special thanks to Avi Hoffman who after a full day of performances, a late live taping, embraced direct questions on Theatre Chat Not So Black And White with grace and eloquence. His candid answers on this raw, reality, unedited format You Tube show will educate, through the help of social media. Please share the video clip provided in this article, or click on the social media share buttons provided by examiner.