The Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company presents The Art of Being Jewish hosted by co-founders and co-Artistic Directors Avery Saltzman and David Eisner. This podcast explores the culture and heritage that is being Jewish.
Joined by winning writers, actors and or singers, each week you’ll hear funny and touching stories illuminating what it means to be an artist.
Listen to the Latest Episodes
Episode 1: Welcome to the Art of Being Jewish
On this premiere episode of The Art of Being Jewish get to know Avery Saltzman and David Eisner. The co-founders and co-artistic directors of The Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company discuss starting a podcast, running a theatre company during the pandemic and what’s in store for the future with a LIVE audience.
Episode 2: Gemini, Actra and Dora Award winning actress Theresa Tova
David and Avery welcome Gemini, Actra and Dora Award winning actress Theresa Tova to The Art of Being Jewish. Theresa will talk about her career as an actor, singer and writer , her devotion to the yiddish language, her reign as President of ACTRA National and the legacy of living with parents who were Holocaust survivors. A fascinating interview.
Episode 3: Stage and TV star Jake Epstein
Avery and David welcome stage and TV star Jake Epstein to The Art of Being Jewish. Jake will talk about his days as a child actor at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, his teen age years on Degrassi and his starring roles on Broadway in Beautiful, The Carole King Musical and as Spiderman in Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark.
Episode 4: Actress, singer and Cabaret artist Gabi Epstein
Actress, singer and Cabaret artist Gabi Epstein reminisces about her many shows with the Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company such as her Dora Award nominated role in To Life and the role Barbra Streisand has played in her career. A fun time with this gifted artist who just happens to be the sister to Jake Epstein.
Next Episode will be with actress, singer and cabaret artist Gabi Epstein