Showing in select theaters, exclusively on June 13, across the nation is “Soul Doctor,” a Broadway musical-movie about the relationship between “rock star” Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach and Dr. Nina Simone, a music and civil rights icon. The movie version of the musical was filmed during the “Israel at 70” Festival in Jerusalem by writer/director Danny Wise, while the screenings were organized by Fathom Events and Executive Producer Lisa Simone, Nina Simone’s daughter.
“Soul Doctor” is focused on the character of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, from his escape from Nazi Germany at a young age to his friendship with Nina Simone. Simone introduced Carlebach to soul and gospel music, which Carlebach merged with
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