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Launch of National Jewish Theater

The launch of the National Jewish Theater and American Theater Festival was a resounding success. Leading with the musical The Soul of GershwinArnold Mittelman’s theatrical rebirth drew some of South Florida’s most influential people. The legendary performer of stage and screen,Jack Klugman, came to town to help Arnold introduce these latest ventures. On hand at the Saturday night performance were Harvey and Roberta Chaplin. Harvey was honored for his longtime commitment to philanthropy, and is one of the founding donors to the National Jewish Theater and American Theater Festival. Also on hand were Mel DickAna Azcuy and Judge Michael Chavies. After the performance, Azcuy pronounced, “Arnold Mittelman is back!”