Curtain up on Row J, The Jewish Channel’s brand new theater-oriented, monthly TV show, debuting on September 16 and running through December 16.
Hosted by TJC correspondent Meredith Ganzman, each episode of Row J will focus on Broadway and off-Broadway shows, highlighting Jewish themes, actors, writers, and directors. Theater personalities will discuss their current projects and careers, alongside reviews of new shows, on-location features with theater community notables, and other special segments.
CLIP: Opening of Row J, featuring “Give My Regards to Broadway,” produced by Soce, the Elemental Wizard
This premiere episode kicks off with a roundtable discussion of September’s hottest Broadway shows, with contributing critic Jesse Oxfeld and executive producer Brian Scott Lipton.
We also bring you interviews with current Broadway stars Michael Cera, Tavi Gevinson, and Kieran Culkin.
CLIP: “This Is Our Youth”
Then, Meredith sits down for an in-depth interview with stage and screen star Mark-Linn Baker, who is appearing in the Broadway revival of George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart’s Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy “You Can’t Take It With You” at the Longacre Theatre.
CLIP: Interview with Mark Linn-Baker
We also visit with celebrated pianist and playwright Hershey Felder, who talks about his enduring appreciation for composer Leonard Bernstein, take you on a specially guided tour of New York City’s legendary Actors’ Temple, and give you a taste of Tony Award-winning “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder.”
CLIP: Hershey Felder in “Maestro”
CLIP: Tour of The Actors’ Temple
CLIP: “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder”
Finally, theater celebrities respond to Row J’s “question of the month”: What’s your resolution for the Jewish New Year / new theater season?
CLIP: Question of the Month