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Contemporary Stories from The Braid Will Bring Passover from Bible to Your Seder Tabl Photo Contemporary Stories from The Braid Will Bring Passover from Bible to Your Seder Table
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 19, 2021

Recognizing the need to come together in new ways, The Braid (formerly Jewish Women's Theatre) will deliver an updated version of its popular salon show ‚ÄúCrossing Our Red Sea‚ÄĚ to Passover celebrants all over the world on Thursday, March 25, at 7:00 p.m. PDT.

BWW Review: For Goodness' Sake World Premiere by Jewish Women's Theatre Examines Pers Photo BWW Review: For Goodness' Sake World Premiere by Jewish Women's Theatre Examines Personal Choices and the Morality Behind our Decisions
by Shari Barrett - Jul 24, 2020

Jewish Womena??s Theatre based at The Braid in Santa Monica has been voted one of the a?oeBest Live Theatres on the Westsidea?? three years in a row by readers of The Argonaut. The group presents American Jewish stories, art, and other programming that highlights Jewish contributions to contemporary life. For Goodnessa?? Sake ends the 13th season of JWTa??s' salon series, now being presented online rather than in homes around the city as in previous seasons. The play was created by The NEXT @ The Braid Emerging Artists Fellowship program, a career-training strategy that annually selects a new cohort of aspiring theater professionals to explore how to create meaningful shows from young-adult perspectives, under the guidance and mentorship of JWTa??s experienced staff.

Next Generation Of Emerging Jewish Theater Pros Present Fresh, Original Zoom Show Wit Photo Next Generation Of Emerging Jewish Theater Pros Present Fresh, Original Zoom Show With Jewish Women's Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 9, 2020

The challenging task of choosing between right and wrong can lead not only to sleepless nights, it can also lead to great theater, as the NEXT generation of Jewish theater professionals discovered when creating For Goodness' Sake, their original, brand-new show for Jewish Women's Theatre (JWT).

Women's Theatre Festival To Feature Stories From Jewish Women's Theatre for The First Photo Women's Theatre Festival To Feature Stories From Jewish Women's Theatre for The First Time
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 30, 2020

The popular and prestigious Women's Theatre Festival (WTF), based in North Carolina but streaming the world over, will include live performances of eight stories from Inside Our Time: Stories from the Sheltering, Jewish Women's Theatre's (JWT) thoughtful and touching look at what COVID-19 is doing to our lives, our families, our communities, and ourselves.

Eight Stories To Enrich And Deepen Passover Now Available Online From Jewish Women's  Photo Eight Stories To Enrich And Deepen Passover Now Available Online From Jewish Women's Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2020

The eight days of Passover will be different this year for millions of Jews throughout the world. Recognizing the need to come together in new ways, Jewish Women's Theatre (JWT) will post one archived Passover story online each day from April 8 to April 15.

Jewish Women's Theatre To Perform In Jewish Communities In Six Southern States Photo Jewish Women's Theatre To Perform In Jewish Communities In Six Southern States
by Julie Musbach - Oct 14, 2019

The award-winning and nationally acclaimed Santa Monica-based Jewish Women's Theatre (JWT) will tour seven Southern states in November, bringing two of its most beloved, original shows to synagogues and JCCs across the South.

Jewish Women's Theatre Will Commemorate The Life Of Actress Abby Freeman With New Pro Photo Jewish Women's Theatre Will Commemorate The Life Of Actress Abby Freeman With New Program and Performance
by Stephi Wild - Oct 8, 2019

Jewish Women's Theatre (JWT) will honor one of its first employees and most talented actors by naming its Artists-in-Residence Program after Abby Freeman, who passed away from breast cancer in 2014 at age 37.

New Show About Cancer Warms The Heart And Even The Funny Bone At Jewish Women's Theat Photo New Show About Cancer Warms The Heart And Even The Funny Bone At Jewish Women's Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 4, 2019

Jewish Women's Theatre (JWT) will present two performances of Living After, a new show that illuminates the heart and heartbreak of cancer, during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, on October 26 and 27.

New Theatrical Show and Art Exhibit Features Powerful Stories of Letting Go and Liber Photo New Theatrical Show and Art Exhibit Features Powerful Stories of Letting Go and Liberation in a Re-Examination of Passover
by Julie Musbach - Feb 20, 2018

As Jewish people across the globe begin to prepare for the Passover holiday, Jewish Women's Theatre (JWT) in Santa Monica will shine a contemporary lens on the story of Exodus with a new performance and art exhibit opening March 10.

Photo Flash: First Look at MANUEL VERSUS THE STATUE OF LIBERTY at NYMF
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 31, 2015

Winner of the 2014 NYMF Developmental Reading Series, this Latin infused American musical is inspired by the true story of a Princeton Undergrad who was an undocumented child immigrant from the Dominican Republic. When Manuel gets a scholarship to study at Oxford, he's faced with the realization that he can't leave the USA. He takes on The Statue of Liberty in the fight of a lifetime; the high-stakes boxing match that is immigration today. Is Manuel worthy? No one is spared in this political comedy that pulls no punches about immigration reform and the American Dream.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with MANUEL VERSUS THE STATUE OF LIBERTY at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Winner of the 2014 NYMF Developmental Reading Series, this Latin infused American musical is inspired by the true story of a Princeton Undergrad who was an undocumented child immigrant from the Dominican Republic. When Manuel gets a scholarship to study at Oxford, he's faced with the realization that he can't leave the USA. He takes on The Statue ofLiberty in the fight of a lifetime; the high-stakes boxing match that is immigration today. IsManuel worthy? No one is spared in this political comedy that pulls no punches about immigration reform and the American Dream. Scroll down for a peek at the cast in rehearsal!

NYMF's MANUEL VS THE STATUE OF LIBERTY Gets Extension
by Sally Henry Fuller - Jul 19, 2015

Mannyville LLC, Dramatic Question Theatre and the New York Musical Theatre Festival are proud to announce the extension of the musical Manuel versus The Statue of Liberty which will begin performances this Tuesday, July 21.

MANUEL VERSUS THE STATUE OF LIBERTY Set for NYMF
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 15, 2015

Mannyville LLC and Dramatic Question Theatre in association with the New York Musical Theatre Festival will present the premiere of Manuel versus The Statue of Liberty with book by Noemi de la Puente, music by David Davila & Howard Post, Lyrics by Noemi de la Puente & David Davila with direction by Jose Zayas, choreography by Sidney Erik Wright and musical direction by Karl Hedrick. The new musical will play at the 2015 NYMF from July 21 -27 at the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street).

Understudies from HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, INTO THE WOODS and More to Perform in Concert This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Musicals Tonight! continues its ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with its next edition of At This Performance... to be held on Sunday, March 22nd at The Lion Theatre , 410 West 42nd Street at 7 PM. Hosted by series Producing Artistic Director and Casting Director Stephen DeAngelis, the popular series allows performers to showcase their versatility and share anecdotes about their experiences.

Musical Theatre Factory Presents Four New Musicals in 4x15 ROUND FIVE, 11/16
by Sally Henry Fuller - Nov 15, 2014

On Sunday, November 16 at 7PM four new musicals will be presenting 15 minute excerpts for an audience and a panel of industry professionals. Each show will receive a 5-hour block of rehearsal time at the Factory. A cast of volunteer performers will then have 15 minutes to present each excerpt before an audience and a panel of industry professionals.

Broadway Understudies to Perform 'HALF HOUR 5' at Laurie Beechman, 9/21
by Tyler Peterson - Sep 16, 2014

On September 21st at 9:30pm, BroadwayUnderstudies.com has once again invited some of Broadway's most talented understudies to the stage of the Laurie Beechman Theatre to share their rare talent-the ability to perform at a second's notice. They'll be thrown into the fire in 'Half Hour 5: A Last Minute Concert,' a show where even they don't know what they'll be singing before they step up to the microphone. The audience will get to vote on what song each performer will sing.

HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Closes Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2014

HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL, the critically acclaimed musical stage adaptation of Daniel Waters' iconic 1989 dark comedy film, will play its final performance of its limited engagement at New World Stages tonight, August 4, 2014 after 17 previews and 145 regular performances.

HEATHERS Sets Early August Closing Date Off-Broadway
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 10, 2014

HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL, the critically acclaimed musical stage adaptation of Daniel Waters' iconic 1989 dark comedy film, will play its final performance of its limited engagement at New World Stages on Monday, August 4, 2014 after 17 previews and 145 regular performances.

A VERY HEATHERS PROM Celebrates Cast Album Release Tonight at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Producers of Heathers: The Musical, the new smash-hit musical stage adaptation of Daniel Waters' iconic 1989 dark comedy film, will host A VERY HEATHERS PROM immediately following the performance tonight, June 18, from 10:30PM-2:00AM at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) in New York City. The Prom celebrates the release of the show's World Premiere Cast Recording on Yellow Sound Label, available now for digital download on iTunes, and in stores as of yesterday, June 17.

Yellow Sound Label to Release HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Cast Recording in June
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

The producers of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL-the critically acclaimed new musical stage adaptation of Daniel Waters' iconic 1989 dark comedy film-are pleased to announce the Original Cast Recording of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL, to be released on Yellow Sound Label. Written by Olivier Award winner and Tony Award nominee Laurence O'Keefe (Legally Blonde, Bat Boy) and Emmy Award winner Kevin Murphy (Reefer Madness, "Defiance", "Desperate Housewives"), HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL opened on Monday, March 31, 2014 - the 25th Anniversary of the film's release - at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) in New York City.

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