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Jewish Repertory Theatre

 
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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 1999]
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[Off-Off-Broadway, 1985]
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[Off-Off-Broadway, 1985]
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[Off-Off-Broadway, 1985]
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[Off-Off-Broadway, 1982]
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Productions

[Off-Broadway, 1999]
Producer

[Off-Off-Broadway, 1985]
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[Off-Off-Broadway, 1985]
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[Off-Off-Broadway, 1985]
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[Off-Off-Broadway, 1982]
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Jewish Repertory Theatre Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1989 - Special Award Gold Star
Jewish Repertory Theatre, Chu Chem
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1989 - Special Awards Gold Star
Jewish Repertory TheatreCantorial

Jewish Repertory Theatre News

PlayPenn Announces Playwright Finalists For Its Annual Conference, Reintroduced Photo PlayPenn Announces Playwright Finalists For Its Annual Conference, Reintroduced
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2022

After a new rigorous play submission and selection process, PlayPenn today announced the final six plays and playwrights that will be featured at the nonprofit organization's restructured annual Conference. The three-week conference will be hosted at The Drake in Philadelphia over a three-week period, between July 5 and July 24.

THE VICTIMS OR: WHAT DO YOU WANT ME TO DO ABOUT IT? to Get Virtual Reading This Month Photo THE VICTIMS OR: WHAT DO YOU WANT ME TO DO ABOUT IT? to Get Virtual Reading This Month
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 18, 2021

Independent producer Adam Kern will present a reading of Ken Kaissar's Play The Victims Or: What do you want me to do about it?, which will have a virtual reading on Thursday June 24th 2021 at 8:00 PM EST on Zoom.  

The Jewish Repertory Theatre Presents EXQUISITE POTENTIAL Photo The Jewish Repertory Theatre Presents EXQUISITE POTENTIAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 5, 2021

The Jewish Repertory Theatre will present a filmed Staged Reading of Exquisite Potential by Stephen Kaplan, available for digital download, April 8-28, 2021. This is fifth selection in a series of Five Staged Readings, performed on the JRT stage and seen, through the magic of video, wherever audiences choose to enjoy.

Broadway Producer Sharleen Cooper Cohen To Share Stories From Her Showbiz Life At The Photo Broadway Producer Sharleen Cooper Cohen To Share Stories From Her Showbiz Life At The Braid
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 1, 2021

First an author, then the producer of such musical hits as Stormy Weather: The Story of Lena Horne, An American in Paris, and soon the international smash An Officer and a Gentleman, which she co-wrote and produced, Sharleen Cooper Cohen has been called a true Jewish Renaissance Woman.  Now she's going to tell virtual audiences how she does it all when she visits Sunday Morning with The Braid (formerly Jewish Women's Theatre) on March 14.

Jewish Repertory Theatre Presents THE YEAR MY MOTHER CAME BACK Photo Jewish Repertory Theatre Presents THE YEAR MY MOTHER CAME BACK
by Stephi Wild - Feb 10, 2021

Jewish Repertory Theatre is currently presenting The Year My Mother Came Back, based on the memoir by Alice Eve Cohen.

The Jewish Repertory Theatre Receives A $5,000 Grant From Legislator Vinal Photo The Jewish Repertory Theatre Receives A $5,000 Grant From Legislator Vinal
by Stephi Wild - Jan 7, 2021

Legislator Jeanne Vinal was sworn in January 2020, as Erie County Legislator for District 5, which contains about 75 percent of the Town of Amherst and includes Eggertsville, Snyder, the Village of Williamsville, Sweet Home, and parts of Getzville, Willow Ridge, and most of Williamsville outside the village as well. In her first year as Legislator, Jeanne Vinal has secured funding for the Jewish Repertory Theatre in the amount of $5,000.00.

Jewish Repertory Theatre Presents HOLIDAY SHORTS by Hank Kimmel Photo Jewish Repertory Theatre Presents HOLIDAY SHORTS by Hank Kimmel
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2020

The Jewish Repertory Theatre will present a filmed staged reading of 'Holiday Shorts' by Hank Kimmel, available for digital download, December 10-30, 2020. This is the second selection in a series of Five Staged Readings, performed on the JRT stage and seen, through the magic of video, wherever audiences choose to enjoy.

Door Shakespeare Opens THE COMEDY OF ERRORS Photo Door Shakespeare Opens THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2020

Door Shakespeare has announced their second virtual production: The Comedy of Errors, by William Shakespeare. The Comedy of Errors streams to homes from Tuesday, October 27 through Monday, November 16.

Inquiring Minds Want To Know: What's JRT's Five Staged Readings Season All About? Photo Inquiring Minds Want To Know: What's JRT's Five Staged Readings Season All About?
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 22, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Jewish Repertory Theatre, like all other theatres, quietly drew its curtains and waited patiently for good news regarding when they could welcome audiences back.

Jewish Repertory Theatre Announces 2020-2021 Season, a Selection of Five Staged Readi Photo Jewish Repertory Theatre Announces 2020-2021 Season, a Selection of Five Staged Readings
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 9, 2020

The Jewish Repertory Theatre of Western New York has announced its 18th Season, a selection of Five Staged Readings, performed on the JRT stage and seen, through the magic of video, wherever audiences choose to enjoy.

Jewish Repertory Theatre Videos

STAGE TUBE: Rome Wasn't Built in a Day - Transforming a Theater for 'AROUND THE WORLD'
by Stage Tube - Sep 7, 2013

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS continues off-Broadway, with Gary Littman & Matt Lutz having just stepped into the roles of Passepartout & Detective Fix, respectively, and Guy Lemonnier heading the cast as the phlegmatic Phileas Fogg, with Shirine Babb and Jimmy Ray Bennett rounding out the ensemble. Rachel Klein directs. Below, watch a fun, behind-the-scenes featurette showing the full transformation of The New Theater for Around the World in 80 Days!


Jewish Repertory Theatre Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Jewish Repertory Theatre been nominated for?
Special Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Chu Chem and Special Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Cantorial .

What awards has Jewish Repertory Theatre won?
Special Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Chu Chemand Special Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Cantorial.