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‘Stars of David’ to play at Capitol Theater Jan. 11

Tony Award winning producer Daryl Roth will bring the musical revue Stars of David: Story to Song, to the Capitol Theater in Clearwater on Sunday, Jan. 11 at 1 and 5 p.m. as part of a six-city Florida tour.

Stars of David is based on the best-selling book by Abigail Pogrebin. The funny and captivating revue features original songs by the finest composers and lyricists of the theater and celebrates the Jewish identity of some of the most well-known American personalities.

Celebrities whose stories are featured include talk show host and reality TV producer Andy Cohen, feminist Gloria Steinem, fashion designer Kenneth Cole, philanthropist and industrialist Edgar Bronfman Sr., tv/ film writer Aaron Sorkin, actor Leonard Nimoy, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, comedienne Joan Rivers, actress Gwyneth Paltrow and playwright Tony Kushner, among others.

Their stories have been adapted into touching, humorous and often moving songs by such celebrated, award-winning writers as Marvin Hamlisch, Sheldon Harnick and Michael Feinstein (whose story in also told in the show.)

The show stars Patti Gardner, Avi Hoffman, Cassie Levine and Mike Westrich.

Reserved tickets range from $29 - $49 and are available at the Ruth Eckerd Hall ticket office, 1111 McMullen Booth Road in Clearwater, or by calling (727) 791-7400. Patrons may also purchase tickets at

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