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Farmers Alley Theatre Presents the Regional Premiere Production Of BECOMING DR. RUTH Photo Farmers Alley Theatre Presents the Regional Premiere Production Of BECOMING DR. RUTH
by Stephi Wild - Feb 16, 2023

Continuing a streak of critically acclaimed performances (Bright Star, A Gentleman's Guide To Love and Murder, A Swinging Christmas: The Holiday Music of Tony Bennett, The Great Leap), Farmers Alley Theatre is thrilled to bring the very first production of Becoming Dr. Ruth to West Michigan audiences. 

Listen: Tovah Feldshuh Talks FUNNY GIRL and More on LITTLE KNOWN FACTS Photo Listen: Tovah Feldshuh Talks FUNNY GIRL and More on LITTLE KNOWN FACTS
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Nov 7, 2022

Little Known Facts is a weekly podcast hosted by stage and film actress Ilana Levine. This week's episode features Tovah Feldshuh, who talked about her current Broadway role in Funny Girl, and more!

Tovah Feldshuh to Recur in Amazon's SHELTER Series Photo Tovah Feldshuh to Recur in Amazon's SHELTER Series
by Michael Major - Sep 15, 2022

Funny Girl star Tovah Feldshuh will recur as Bat Lady in Prime Video's new series, Shelter. The character is described as a reclusive, ghostlike figure who gives Mickey (Jaden Michael) a mysterious and disturbing piece of news. The cast also include Jaden Michael, Constance Zimmer, Adrian Greensmith, Abby Corrigan, Sage Linder, and Brian Altemus.

Official: Lea Michele Is FUNNY GIRL's Next Fanny Brice; Tovah Feldshuh Will Take Over Photo Official: Lea Michele Is FUNNY GIRL's Next Fanny Brice; Tovah Feldshuh Will Take Over as Mrs. Brice
by BWW Staff - Jul 11, 2022

It's official! Lea Michele will take over as Fanny Brice in Funny Girl on Broadway, succeeding Beanie Feldstein who will depart the production on July 31st. Find out when Lea Michele and Tovah Feldshuh are joining the show, how to get ticket and more.

Tovah Feldshuh Will Lead Virtual Presentation Of BECOMING Dr. RUTH Next Week Photo Tovah Feldshuh Will Lead Virtual Presentation Of BECOMING Dr. RUTH Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2022

Beloved psychologist Dr. Ruth Westheimer celebrates her 94th birthday this June, and in celebration, six-time Tony- and Emmy-nominated actor Tovah Feldshuh and the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust will present a special virtual broadcast of the one-woman Off-Broadway show, Becoming Dr. Ruth.

BECOMING DOCTOR RUTH Comes to Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park in April Photo BECOMING DOCTOR RUTH Comes to Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park in April
by Stephi Wild - Mar 22, 2022

Many fans of talk shows and pop culture recall Dr. Ruth Westheimer as America's favorite sex therapist in the 1980s and 1990s, rewriting the playbook on what can and can't be discussed on the air with strangers. But few know the story of her remarkable journey. Beginning April 9, BECOMING DR. RUTH will narrate the inspiring details of her life in an illuminating one-woman show presented by the Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati.

Benefit Performance Of THE LAST BOY Set For April 27 At Town Hall Photo Benefit Performance Of THE LAST BOY Set For April 27 At Town Hall
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 12, 2022

The Last Boy...a new play with music will be featured at 'a benefit on Broadway...a Yom HaShoah to remember' on Wednesday, April 27th, 2022 at 6:00pm at The Town Hall, 123 W. 43rd Street between Broadway and 6th Avenue.

BWW Review: CELEBRATING SOME STANDOUT SHOWS FROM 2021 Photo BWW Review: CELEBRATING SOME STANDOUT SHOWS FROM 2021
by E.H. Reiter - Dec 29, 2021

As we head towards the end of the year and look forward to a new one, it’s the perfect time to celebrate the great theatre that was made by San Diego theatres and artists.  From virtual to in-person, theatre proved that art finds a way, and even a pandemic can’t keep them down.

Photos: Inside Opening Night of BECOMING DR. RUTH Photo Photos: Inside Opening Night of BECOMING DR. RUTH
by Stephi Wild - Dec 21, 2021

Becoming Dr. Ruth, starring Tovah Feldshuh and written by Mark St. Germain, enjoyed a successful evening for its Off-Broadway opening night at Edmond J. Safra Hall at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York on Thursday, December 16.

BWW Interview: The Iconic Dr. Ruth Discusses BECOMING DR. RUTH, the Secret to a Long  Photo BWW Interview: The Iconic Dr. Ruth Discusses BECOMING DR. RUTH, the Secret to a Long and Happy Life & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2021

Dr. Ruth and her incredible life are at the center of Mark St. Germain's play Becoming Dr. Ruth, which opens tonight at The Museum of Jewish Heritage. BroadwayWorld spoke with Dr. Ruth about how it feels to watch her story be told on stage, her personal history and where her zest for life comes from, her advice to people today, and much more.

BWW Interview: Tovah Feldshuh Talks Starring in BECOMING DR. RUTH Off-Broadway Photo BWW Interview: Tovah Feldshuh Talks Starring in BECOMING DR. RUTH Off-Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 4, 2021

Six-time Tony- and Emmy-nominated Tovah Feldshuh's remarkable resume reads like a who's who of history's most iconic Jewish women- Golda Meir, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and now Dr. Ruth Westheimer. Tovah is now bringing her tour-de-force performance as the famed sex therapist in Mark St. Germain's 'Becoming Dr. Ruth' Off-Broadway.

New Talkbacks With Dr. Ruth And Tovah Feldshuh Added At BECOMING DR. RUTH Photo New Talkbacks With Dr. Ruth And Tovah Feldshuh Added At BECOMING DR. RUTH
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2021

Due to the popularity of two performances followed by onstage talkbacks with Dr. Ruth Westheimer and Tovah Feldshuh on December 4 and December 8, the Museum has added two more post-show talkbacks after 7:00 PM performances on December 15 and December 22.

Museum Of Jewish Heritage To Honor Deborah And Wayne Zuckerman Photo Museum Of Jewish Heritage To Honor Deborah And Wayne Zuckerman
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 16, 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.

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts Will Kick Off Holiday Silent Auct Photo Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts Will Kick Off Holiday Silent Auction on November 21
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 5, 2021

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced its Holiday Silent Auction begins Sunday, November 21, and continues through Thursday, December 2. Items will be available for bidding 24 hours a day, each day, by visiting the auction link at baystreet.org. Registration is required. For more information, contact Director of Development, Kim Fink, at kim@baystreet.org.  

Tovah Feldshuh to Star in BECOMING DR. RUTH This December at Edmond J. Safra Hall at  Photo Tovah Feldshuh to Star in BECOMING DR. RUTH This December at Edmond J. Safra Hall at the Museum of Jewish Heritage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2021

Tickets are now on sale to the tour-de-force theatrical show Becoming Dr. Ruth, marking six-time Tony- and Emmy-nominated actor Tovah Feldshuh's return to the stage in New York City after eight years.

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‚Äôs Artistic Director, calls ‚Äúuplifting and joyful.‚Ä̬†

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.

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