December 2 launch of highly-anticipated second album
“Ruth Broyde Sharone has been working towards spiritual range and inclusion for many years with phrases and music and organizational energy. I’ve been and proceed to be an enormous fan of her work. She touches hearts and impacts the world.” — Marianne Williamson
LOS ANGELES — With divisiveness and acts of hate speech at an all-time excessive within the U.S., there has by no means been a better want for works of inventive inspiration that may convey folks of various faiths and backgrounds collectively. Alongside comes INTERFAITH: The Musical—an exuberant celebration of our cultural and spiritual range—with the highly-anticipated second album from the play to be launched on December 2nd—simply in time for the vacations.
Ruth Broyde Sharone, the creator, composer and lyricist of the musical, has made certain that the spirit of inclusivity from the primary CD continues to shine in Quantity two, from gospel music (Jesus Is Right here for You) . . . to Indigenous cosmology (Every thing Is Sacred), from Jewish disputation (Ask the Rebbe) . . . to spiritual devotion (I Wanna Be Upright For You, God) and passionate atheism (I Don’t Consider In Your God). Quantity two additionally contains an evocative love track between two younger folks from numerous backgrounds who wish to marry (Heart to Heart) and a heart-wrenching ballad from the dissenting mother and father of the lovers, refusing to bless their union (Blessings). Suppose West-Aspect Story meets Fiddler—however with a contemporary twist.
Ruth launched the primary CD in 2015 and the songs turned fast hits when she and her casts carried out them dwell—pre-Covid—on the Pico Union Mission in LA, at universities, world interfaith conferences and in native communities. Since then these audiences have grown bigger and more and more enthusiastic. Each albums can be out there to followers by the website, and on Spotify, Instagram/Fb, iTunes, Apple Music, TikTok and Amazon.
“We’re all impatient to see ourselves on the stage as we actually are, in all of our magnificent range,” Ruth Broyde Sharone says. “Presently of rising divisiveness, audiences are responding to those songs extra powerfully than ever.”
In November 2018, Broyde Sharone introduced one of many songs (Let’s Make Room on the Desk) for a multi-faith viewers of three,500 contributors from 80 international locations attending the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Toronto. “The response was electrical,” Ruth recalled. “Folks sang together with the refrain and so they got here as much as me afterward asking when they may be capable of see the present on Broadway!” That query has been echoed by folks from many international locations together with India, Germany, Switzerland, England, Canada and New Zealand—who’ve written to Ruth, longing for the musical to be carried out of their communities.
An inspiring chief who expresses herself by many mediums, Ruth Broyde Sharone is a filmmaker, creator and journalist in addition to an interfaith activist and composer. She labored carefully on each albums with Lithuanian-born arranger Kc Daugirdas. “One factor I’ve realized for certain, ” Ruth emphasizes, “is that music breaks down limitations—between folks, cultures and even international locations!”
Universities or organizations taken with arranging for public performances or on-line displays can contact Ruth at Interfaiththemusical.com.
Ruth Broyde Sharone is a multi-faceted filmmaker, journalist and creator of INTERFAITH: The Musical, and he or she has been honored internationally for her interfaith activism and management. Ruth pioneered ground-breaking interfaith pilgrimages to the Center East within the 90s. She co-founded after which served as Co-Chair of the Southern Califonia Parliament of the World’s Religions (SCCPWR) for 10 years. Her documentary, God and Allah Must Speak and her interfaith memoir “Minefields & Miracles,” have each acquired a number of awards. She can also be a co-author for the 2018 Amazon best-seller “twenty first Century Voices: Ladies Who Affect, Encourage, and Make a Distinction.”
To be taught extra about Ruth Broyde Sharone and INTERFAITH: The Musical go to Interfaiththemusical.com.
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