Interested in learning more about The Comedian Harmonists? Author, Douglas E. Friedman published, The Comedian Harmonists: The Last Great Jewish Performers in Nazi Germany on October 13, 2010. This book gives an indepth look at the group’s rise to fame and their heartbreaking separation.
In 2022, Friedman published a new book titled, The Nazis’ War on Music which also includes stories about The Comedian Harmonists as well as other Jewish music groups affected by the rise of the Nazi party.PURCHASE BOOK LEARN MORE ABOUT DOUGLAS E. FRIEDMAN
The Musical about The Comedian HarmonistsHarmony, a new musical about The Comedian Harmonists, is now on Broadway.
The complete Broadway cast includes Chip Zien as Rabbi, Sierra Boggess as Mary, Julie Benko as Ruth, Sean Bell, Danny Kornfeld, Zal Owen, Eric Peters, Blake Roman, and Steven Telsey as the Comedian Harmonists, Allison Semmes as Josephine Baker, Andrew O’Shanick as Standartenfϋhrer, Zak Edwards, Dan Hoy, Bruce Landry, Rhonni Rose Mantilla, Daniel Z. Miller, Benjamin H. Moore, Matthew Mucha, Constantine Pappas, Kayleen Seidl, Kyla Stone, Bronwyn Tarboton, Kate Wesler, Stuart Zagnit, and Lee Zarrett.
To learn more about Harmony: A New Musical, click here.