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INTERVIEW: Director John Goldschmidt tells story of unlikely friendship in ‘Dough’

Dough stars, from left, Pauline Collins, Jerome Holder and Jonathan Pryce. Photo courtesy of Menemsha Films.

Dough stars, from left, Pauline Collins, Jerome Holder and Jonathan Pryce. Photo courtesy of Menemsha Films.

Dough, the new comedy from director John Goldschmidt, stars theater legend Jonathan Pryce as a Jewish baker who befriends a young Muslim man (Jerome Holder) who eventually becomes his newest employee and apprentice. At first, the two are aware of their different backgrounds, ages and religions; however, after several comedic scenes, they learn to respect each other and find solace in their newfound relationship.

Goldschmidt directed the film based off a script by Jonathan Benson and the late Jez Freedman.

INTERVIEW: New musical ‘Crossing Swords’ opens in NJ after NYC run

Joe Slabe wrote the book, music and lyrics of Crossing Swords, a new musical. Photo courtesy of artist.

Joe Slabe wrote the book, music and lyrics of Crossing Swords, a new musical. Photo courtesy of artist.

Crossing Swords, a new musical that played the New York Musical Festival, recently opened at the Hamilton Stage Theater in Rahway, New Jersey. A production of the American Theater Group, the show follows three teenagers who attempt to stage a production of Cyrano de Bergerac. However, the behind-the-scenes drama rivals the drama in the play, and there’s no telling what will happen by opening night.

The new musical is the brainchild of Joe Slabe, who pulls triple duty with the book, music and lyrics. The show is directed by Igor Goldin, and the cast features Sarah Dacey Charles and Steven Hauck, among others. Performances run through May 1, and tickets are $38, with discounts available.