Sure, it looks fun from out here, but life inside the national tour of “Wicked” can be grueling. The company performs eight shows a week, Tuesday through Friday, nearly 52 weeks a year. Typically, cast members receive only one night off a week to rest: Monday.
Attempts to wipe out entire peoples and civilizations has existed for the millennia. However, none had come so close or had done so much damage as the action that was perpetrated out of Germany and spread across the European continent and to the East into Russia in the last century. The architects were Adolph Hitler and his National Socialist German Workers Party (the Nazi Party).
When Rabbi Judy Schindler first arrived at Charlotte, N.C.’s Temple Beth El in 1998, she was mostly known through her father, Alexander Schindler. He had fled the Nazis as a boy in 1937 and later grew up to be a prominent American rabbi who made a number of sweeping changes to Reform Judaism in the 1970s and 1980s.