Jewish story behind ‘Falsettos’ - Arts & Culture

Jewish story behind ‘Falsettos’

LINDA BUCHWALD | JTA News & Features | Posted: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 10:00 am

NEW YORK — The opening number in the Broadway musical “Falsettos” – currently on Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theatre – is called “Four Jews in a Room Bitching.”

Featuring sample lyrics like “I’m neurotic, he’s neurotic, they’re neurotic, we’re neurotic. Bitch, bitch, bitch, bitch,” it immediately places the audience in the often humorous environment of Jewish neuroses and self-deprecation.

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