Eeing the musical next time they have shows The musical has improved a lot since the start The songs are very good and catchy I ve been singing them since September Laugh out loud funny I just *joined Goodreads and was excited to see this book on here A friend picked it up at *Goodreads and was excited to see this book on here A friend picked it up at book signing by the author and told me I just had to read it Once I picked it up I could not put it down It s rare when anything makes
#Me Laugh To The #laugh to the of tears but there were moments in this book that did just that And along with hilarious observations of the nightmare that can be customer service the author s description of Hollywood and his pursuit thereof is incredibly interesting It s the Hollywood story we don t see on the E Channel I love this book Btw if anyone has any recommendations please drop me a line I am hoping to find some rare gems "on this site Thanks this is an excellent book captivating and "this site Thanks this is an excellent book captivating and how the story of truth unfolds before your eyes if you want something different then your average joe bookthis is itI highly recommend this book and especially to anyone who is in the restaurant business jozef encapsulates passion inuisitive thought heartache determination and much in this phenomenal read As the Matzo Ball Turns is a side splittingly funny read I became invested in Rothstein s adventures in Hollywood and did not want to put the book down Not only is the book filled with humor but it is an insight into the struggle of trying to make it in Tinseltown As I was reading I felt like I was truly experiencing the highs and lows of the author s journey Rothstein s unapologetic honesty and sense of humor had me laughing until I cried 101. The inspirations for a never ending comedy of terrors Just as freuently his own missteps find him flat flat face on the pavement sharing space with customers familiar to the world And yes Rothstein does name names Find your favorites in As the Matzo Ball Returns and see Hollywood stars and waiters everywhere in a whole new light As the Matzo Ball Turns was also honored as a 'Finalist in the Humor Category' from Forward Book of the Year Award. .
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fantastic It hit on all of my emotions It made me laugh the most butIt hit on all of my emotions It made me laugh the most but also *Had Adventure I Will Be *adventure I will be away from bridges frustration have you ever worked in a restaurant Let alone a crazy busy Jewish deli in the middle of Hollywood with a bunch of other haggard actors waiting for their shot and the closest they get is the random famous costumers whom just add to an insane day and a pitch of tear jerking too love the puppies Perfect poolbeach read Didn t read this novel but rather the musical adaptation Jozef Rothstein wroteWorst Play EverI assume the book is just like the musical but longer Perhaps the book is better because it has room to write about character motivations or histories but the musical is a mess with lots of uestions left unanswered a plethora of typos and songs that neither rhyme nor have any discernable rhythmIt s supposed to be a comedy but it was never funny and was several times just downright offensive The main character speaks to a personified subconscious REALLY and has a bunch of wacky misadventures The title made me think it would be some Jewish familysoap opera comedy but instead it s all about some actor #named Jozef Rothstein who is a brilliant writer REALLY who gets chewed up and spat out by #Jozef Rothstein who is a brilliant writer REALLY who gets chewed up and spat out by Hollywood machine That s not to mention the crazy political drama added into the final third of the show The musical is full of typos and has scenes than any upcoming indie play should The first act is 65 pages and the second act is 85 pages the exact opposite breakdown you want in a comedyplay With scene changes this will probably be a 3 hour show at least an hour if not 90 minutes too lon. Jozef Rothstein arrived from small town Pennsylvania in Hollywood with stars in his eyes Ten years later he left with those same stars circling around his head Reeling from the humbling routine of an actor looking for work any work even for a chewing gum commercial clad as a beaver in Speedo trunks and a Scooby Doo cape while surrounded by beautiful women dressed to the nines Rothstein found humor the best solution to saving his sanity Meanw. G If I had to guess the author *has never had anyone but friends or family read the play or leave reviews here It needs some *never had anyone but friends or family read the play or leave reviews here It needs some critiuing editing and cuttingrewriting If the author spent 10 years of his life in Hollywood and all he got out of it was this lousy book his words then that was a real waste of a decade As The Matzo Ball Turns is an Absolutely great read from beginning to end Jozef finds a perfect combination of comedy and truth to shine light on the his endeavors of pursing his dreams of making it in Hollywood Have to admit after each chapter it gets harder and harder to put down Inspirational book and worth every penny As The Matzo Ball Turns is both a humorous and insightful view into the Hollywood scene The prose is reminiscent to the styl Extremely hilarious As the Matzo Ball Turns literally had me roaring with laughter In this book Jozef Rothstein demonstrates his ability to bring out strong emotion in the reader while telling the story of his ten year attempt at fame and fortune Working as a server in a well nown Jewish deli Jozef had some very interesting experiences to say the least The tale as only he can tell it will be enjoyed by anyone
who has a sense of humor A must read for all performers Also the individuals in foodhas a sense of humor A must read for all performers Also the individuals in food who are uite often taken for granted As the matzo ball turns is a great book Funny as heck and very insightful As an avid reader myself I would definitely recommend this awesome book Fabulous book and musical I love it Very hilarious and NOT a waste of anything If you have a sense of humor you ll find the book and the musical to be funny I would definitely recommend reading the book and Hile his money generating job paralleled his dream employment Rothstein's ten year sentence as a waiter in a Jewish deli freuented by Tinsel Town's celebrities gave him of the same ego pummeling doled out in eual measure by customers and managers but with a twist The occasional hit men and drive bys added just enough excitement to make near death experiences an unwelcome reality Here too laughter saves the day and Rothstein gleefully shares. ,