Stars of David: A Musical

Based on the bestseller by Abigail Pogrebin and conceived her and Aaron Harnick, “Stars of David: A Musical” is a celebration of Jewish identity, heritage, interests, and memories, with portrayals of prominent Jewish Americans, including Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Fran Drescher, Andy Cohen, Tony Kushner, Leonard Nimoy, Joan Rivers, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Aaron Sorkin. The musical explores intimate thoughts and experiences about being Jewish, from the ugliness of anti-Semitism to achievements of pure joy. The show features original songs by some of Broadway’s top composers and lyricists, including Marvin Hamlisch (“A Chorus Line”), Sheldon Harnick (“Fiddler on the Roof”), and David Shire (“Baby.”) 92nd Street Y, Kaufmann Concert Hall, Lexington Ave. at 92nd St. Dec. 5, 8 p.m. Tickets are $46-$57 at 92y.org.