Soul Doctor

After hundreds of sold-out performances on Broadway and throughout the world SOUL DOCTOR THE MOVIE was filmed LIVE at the “Israel at 70 Festival”, June 7, 2018, and stars TONY AWARD nominated Josh Young, as SHLOMO, and Nya as NINA SIMONE.

The joyous Broadway musical Soul Doctor is an exhilarating musical journey through the triumphs and challenges of the Rock-Star-Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach and his unlikely friendship with the legendary Nina Simone.

With a rocking DRAMA DESK AWARD nominated score of Shlomo’s timeless hits, critics are raving about this heart-warming family musical that has audiences dancing in the aisles.

“A CERTIFIABLE HIT! …GENIUS! …A DIAMOND! …FIVE STARS!”
– The Examiner

“EXHILARATING, RIVETING AND HILARIOUS!”
– Wall Street Journal

“A KINETIC DYNAMO BUILDING TO A JOYOUS LEAPING ROAR!”

– New York Times

“WHOLE LIBRARIES HAVE BEEN WRITTEN ABOUT THE SIMILARITIES OF HISTORICAL STRUGGLE BETWEEN JEWS AND AFRICAN-AMERICANS. I HAVE NEVER SEEN THEM PUT ACROSS MORE ELOQUENTLY THAN IN SOUL DOCTOR.”
– London Financial Times

“INSPIRING AND ABSORBING! A Fascinating Story with Beautiful Music…”
– New York Times

 

“A ROCKING TALE!”
– New York Post

 

“HIGH SPIRITED! TUNEFUL! ROUSING!”
– New York Daily News

 

“AN EVENING FUELED WITH UNDENIABLY INFECTIOUS SONGS AND JOYOUS ENERGY!”
–Holywood Reporter

 

“THE CROWD ROARS WITH LAUGHTER AND SONG, ALL NIGHT LONG. SOUL DOCTOR IS ALREADY A HIT!”
– Larry King, CNN

 

“THIS REMARKABLE STORY WILL BRING INSPIRATION TO NEW GENERATIONS!”
– Broadway World

 

“POWERFUL AND TOUCHING! A charismatic, enlightening evening that rouses the SOUL…A MUST SEE!”
– The Times Picayune

 

Combine FIDDLER ON THE ROOF with JERSEY BOYS, add some HAIR, and you get a taste of SOUL DOCTOR”
– Bloomberg News

“PACKS MORE CHARM PER SQUARE INCH THAN SHOULD BE ALLOWED BY LAW! 
A compelling story that has been a magnificent underground secret!”
– NY Theatre Guide

 

“INFECTIOUS ENTERTAINMENT!”
– The Miami Herald

“A SUREFIRE HIT!”
– Broadway Global

“This musical about a cult hero could turn into a cult favorite itself”
 NY 1

GENUINELY MOVING. IT’S HARD TO RESIST!”
– Bloomberg News

“Mesmerizing, tuneful and vibrant, like a revival meeting … inviting bursts of enthusiastic, rhythmic hand-clapping by the audience. We were all a part of it.”
– THE EPOCH TIMES

“IT’S BEEN FIVE YEARS SINCE I’VE SEEN AN AUDIENCE SO ACTIVELY INVOLVED IN A BROADWAY SHOW AS IS THE CROWD AT SOUL DOCTOR.
THE LAUGHTER, THE HAND-CLAPPING, THE SHOCKS AT THE MOST DRAMATIC MOMENTS, THE MURMURS OF APPRECIATION FOR THE EMOTIVE PERFORMANCES – ALL ARE VIRTUALLY UNIQUE IN NEW YORK MUSICAL THEATER. IF YOU WANT TO BE MOVED IN BOTH HEAD AND HEART, THIS SHOW IS JUST WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERED.”
– New York Theatre Guide