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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2021

Theater J Announces Remount of BECOMING DR. RUTH Photo Theater J Announces Remount of BECOMING DR. RUTH
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 17, 2021

 Once again, the lights will soon be on in the Goldman Theater at 16th and Q Streets, NW. Theater J is gearing up for their first live show since the start of the pandemic. Naomi Jacobson reprises her much-acclaimed leading role for a season opener that Adam Immerwahr, Theater J’s Artistic Director, calls “uplifting and joyful.” 

Museum Of Jewish Heritage To Honor Deborah And Wayne Zuckerman At Its Annual Generati Photo Museum Of Jewish Heritage To Honor Deborah And Wayne Zuckerman At Its Annual Generation To Generation Benefit
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2021

The Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust will honor Deborah and Wayne Zuckerman and their family at the annual Generation to Generation dinner, being held in-person at the Museum on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 6PM.

Tovah Feldshuh to Star In BECOMING DR. RUTH This December at the Museum of Jewish Her Photo Tovah Feldshuh to Star In BECOMING DR. RUTH This December at the Museum of Jewish Heritage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2021

Returning to the stage in New York City this fall, six-time Tony- and Emmy-nominated actor Tovah Feldshuh will star in a tour-de-force theatrical show Becoming Dr. Ruth, presented Off-Broadway at Edmond J. Safra Hall at the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust.

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Announces Cast And Cameos In: A YIDDISH RENAISSAN Photo National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Announces Cast And Cameos In: A YIDDISH RENAISSANCE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2021

This July, National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene will bring together more than 140 actors, singers and musicians from across globe for a sensational, one-time event - A Yiddish Renaissance: A Virtual Concert Celebration - filled with music and appearances by some of the most renowned Yiddish performers.

Theater J Announces 2021-2022 Season Photo Theater J Announces 2021-2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 30, 2021

Theater J has announced Theater J’s 31st season, which includes five plays and a bonus holiday musical engagement. The nation’s largest and most prominent Jewish theater company, Theater J eagerly anticipates once again gathering audiences for a season that promises to be life-affirming, celebratory, and unforgettable.

Bay Street's BECOMING DR. RUTH Now Playing Through June 27 Photo Bay Street's BECOMING DR. RUTH Now Playing Through June 27
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2021

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the 2021 Mainstage production Becoming Dr. Ruth, marking the return to live theater at Bay Street in more than 15 months, is now running through June 27.

BWW Review: BECOMING DR. RUTH: A TIMELY TALE OF COURAGE AND HOPE at The Phoenix Theat Photo BWW Review: BECOMING DR. RUTH: A TIMELY TALE OF COURAGE AND HOPE at The Phoenix Theatre Company
by Robert Encila-Celdran - Jun 8, 2021

The Phoenix Theatre Company’s production is buttressed by a solid technical crew. It’s cohesive enough to support the herculean effort of Ms. Debra K. Stevens, who wields an impressive command of a voluminous text while practically staging a tutorial on how storytelling ought to be paced. She gives us a Dr. Ruth who is warm, funny, and authentic.

Phx Theatre Indoor Shows Open June 2, BECOMING DR. RUTH Kicks Off Season Photo Phx Theatre Indoor Shows Open June 2, BECOMING DR. RUTH Kicks Off Season
by A.A. Cristi - May 25, 2021

After nearly 16 months, the Valley's oldest live performance venue, The Phoenix Theatre Company, is excited to welcome audiences back indoors this summer. The 102 season kicks off with the one-woman show, Becoming Dr. Ruth, June 2 through June 27.

​​​​​​​Theater J Announces BECOMING DR. RUTH and FIRES IN THE MIRROR Photo ​​​​​​​Theater J Announces BECOMING DR. RUTH and FIRES IN THE MIRROR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2021

Theater J Artistic Director Adam Immerwahr and Managing Director Jojo Ruf have announced two plays as part of the return to live, in-person programming in Fall 2021: Becoming Dr. Ruth and Fires in the Mirror.

Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park Announces Plan For The 2021-22 Season Photo Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park Announces Plan For The 2021-22 Season
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2021

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park today announced the restart of its mainstage season for October 2021. The 2021-22 season will be comprised of eight shows and features world premieres by Keith Josef Adkins, Deborah Zoe Laufer and KJ Sanchez, who brings a spin-off story from her hit Cincinnati King to the Rosenthal Shelterhouse.

Live Theater Returns To Bay Street June 4 With BECOMING DR. RUTH Photo Live Theater Returns To Bay Street June 4 With BECOMING DR. RUTH
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2021

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the return of live and in-person performances to its Mainstage with a production of Becoming Dr. Ruth, opening Friday, June 4, as part of the 30th anniversary summer season, Come Together.

Phoenix Theatre Company Announces Lineup of Indoor Summer Performances Photo Phoenix Theatre Company Announces Lineup of Indoor Summer Performances
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2021

Phoenix Theatre Company has announced its lineup of indoor summer performances!

Bay Street Theater Announces 30th Anniversary Summer Season Photo Bay Street Theater Announces 30th Anniversary Summer Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 23, 2021

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced its 30th anniversary summer season, Come Together, a showcase of live, indoor performances, outdoor musical concerts, and experiential art installations. The season will launch with a staged production in the Theater of Mark St. Germain’s Becoming Dr. Ruth, starring Tovah Feldshuh.

BWW Interview: Tovah Feldshuh On The Creation of LILYVILE: MOTHER, DAUGHTER, AND OTHE Photo BWW Interview: Tovah Feldshuh On The Creation of LILYVILE: MOTHER, DAUGHTER, AND OTHER ROLES I'VE PLAYED
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 14, 2021

Officially released yesterday, Tovah Feldshuh's memoir LILYVILLE: MOTHER, DAUGHTER, AND OTHER ROLES I'VE PLAYED is the book that already has everyone talking.

Museum Of Jewish Heritage â€" A Living Memorial To The Holocaust To Present Virtual A Photo Museum Of Jewish Heritage â€" A Living Memorial To The Holocaust To Present Virtual Annual Gathering Of Remembrance
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 5, 2021

The Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust will present the Annual Gathering of Remembrance on Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 2:00 (ET) fulfilling the sacred Jewish obligation to remember those who were murdered during the Holocaust.

Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage Presents BECOMING DR. RUTH Photo Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage Presents BECOMING DR. RUTH
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2021

Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage, Fairfield County's professional award-winning theatre company continues its 34th Season with Becoming Dr. Ruth, the true, lesser known story of Dr Ruth Westheimer, America's most famous sex therapist.

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's Chanukah Spectacular Entertains Global Audi Photo The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's Chanukah Spectacular Entertains Global Audience Of More Than 22K
by Stephi Wild - Dec 9, 2020

More than 22,000 people from across the globe tuned in to the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's star-studded celebration, the Folksbiene Chanukah Spectacular, an evening filled with song, dance, comedy and cameo celebrity appearances - all highlighting the vibrancy and joy of Yiddish theater.

Young Friends Of The Museum Of Jewish Heritage â€" A Living Memorial To The Holocaust Photo Young Friends Of The Museum Of Jewish Heritage â€" A Living Memorial To The Holocaust To Host A Virtual Light Up The Night Series
by Stephi Wild - Dec 7, 2020

Young Friends of the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust will light up Hanukkah with a latke-making lesson, a cocktail-making demonstration, and a Menorah-lighting ceremony this December.

Carol Burnett, Billy Crystal, Beanie Feldstein, Mandy Patinkin & More Join FOLKSBIENE Photo Carol Burnett, Billy Crystal, Beanie Feldstein, Mandy Patinkin & More Join FOLKSBIENE CHANUKAH SPECTACULAR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 12, 2020

Yiddish song, dance, comedy and celebration - from across the globe - come together when the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene presents a Folksbiene Chanukah Spectacular this December, featuring an international array of more than 50 stars - from Broadway music, movies and television to the Yiddish stage.

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