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WHAT DO I DO WITH ALL THIS HERITAGE World Premiere to be Presented by The Braid
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2024

The first-ever theatre show to explore the lives of Asian American Jews will have its world premiere at The Braid. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.

Jewish Immigrant Narratives Come To Life In YEARNING TO BREATHE FREE
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 29, 2024

Explore the resilience and wisdom of Jewish immigrant narratives in this new stage production. Yearning to Breathe Free will have its world premiere at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles at 12:00pm on Sunday, March 17.

Antisemitism Laid Bare In New Theatre Show I LOVED JEW, I LOVED JEW: True Stories By Acclaimed Writers
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 20, 2023

Antisemitism Laid Bare in New Theatre Show: True Stories by Acclaimed Writers explores the impact of antisemitism through powerful storytelling. Discover the thought-provoking narratives that shed light on this important issue.

Interview: Barbara Minkus' 18 MINUTES OF FAME Doesn't End With 70, GIRLS, 70
by Gil Kaan - Oct 28, 2023

The Group Rep inaugurates their 51st anniversary season with Kander & Ebb’s 70, Girls, 70 opening November 10, 2023, at their Lonny Chapman Theatre. Bruce Kimmel directs the cast of Cynthia Bryant, Regan Carrington, Kay Cole, Fay DeWitt, and more. Barbara, who shares the role of Ida with Suzy, sat down to answer a few of my queries.

Historic Theatre Season Breaks New Ground For Jewish Culture & Brings New Voices To The Stage
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 7, 2023

The Braid's 16th season offers a historic lineup of Jewish stories brought to life on stage. Don't miss these powerful and authentic performances that celebrate shared humanity through storytelling. Featuring acclaimed writers like Rob Eshman and André Aciman.

Photos: HOW TO STEAL AN ELECTION Opens the Musicals in Mufti Series at The York Theatre
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Aug 28, 2023

How to Steal an Election: A Dirty Politics Musical, with music and lyrics by Oscar Brand and book by William F. Brown, began performances on Saturday, August 26, 2023. The production will continue for 11 performances only through Sunday, September 3, 2023. Opening Night was held on Sunday evening, August 27, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. Check out opening night photos here!

Alex Joseph Grayson Joins Cast For York Theatre Company's 'Musicals In Mufti' Presentation of HOW TO STEAL AN ELECTION
by Stephi Wild - Aug 14, 2023

The York Theatre Company has announced that Alex Joseph Grayson, direct from the Broadway revival of Parade, has joined the cast of *How to Steal an Election: A Dirty Politics Musical,with music and lyrics by Oscar Brand and book by William F. Brown, the first offering of the Fall Musicals in Mufti* series.

Cast & Creative Team Announced For York Theatre Company's Musicals In Mufti Presentation Of HOW TO STEAL AN ELECTION
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 1, 2023

The York Theatre Company, has announced the cast and creative team for its first Musicals in Mufti offering of 2023: How to Steal an Election: A Dirty Politics Musical, with music and lyrics by Oscar Brand and book by William F. Brown.

Holocaust Museum LA to Present REMEMBRANCE OF THINGS PRESENT in Collaboration with The Braid
by Blair Ingenthron - Jul 24, 2023

In its first partnership with the renowned Jewish story company The Braid, Holocaust Museum LA will present the live-theater production of 'Remembrance of Things Present,' Sunday, Aug. 27, at 4 p.m. at the museum.

The York Theatre Company to Present the Return of the MUSICALS IN MUFTI Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 17, 2023

Discover the magic of The York Theatre Company's Musicals in Mufti series, where celebrated musicals are brought to life in an intimate and stripped-down format. Immerse yourself in the timeless melodies and captivating stories of classic musical theater. Don't miss the highly anticipated return of this acclaimed series.

Daring Stories of Queer Jews Take the Stage at The Braid
by Stephi Wild - Feb 16, 2023

Being yourself can involve risking it all. The breathless drama and liberating joy of the Jewish Queer experience is captured in a new work of theatre by The Braid, the go-to Jewish story company.

New Theatre Explores The Stories of Those Raised By Holocaust Survivors In REMEMBRANCE OF THINGS PRESENT
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 5, 2023

All of us live in the shadow of the Holocaust. It forever shaped the generations that came after it, both within the Jewish world and throughout the whole of humanity. And no one knows what living in this shadow truly means better than the children and grandchildren of its survivors. Yet too rarely have their experiences been given a stage. Their lives, begun with the hope of rebuilding a shattered world, offer us the wisdom and the resilience that illuminate a path forward. 

18 MINUTES OF FAME to Open at Theatre West in December
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 6, 2022

Theatre West will present 18 Minutes of Fame: A Musical Journey with Barbara Minkus, a show business memoir with songs, written by Susan Morgenstern and Barbara Minkus. The production, starring Barbara Minkus, is directed by Susan Morgenstern and produced by Matt Aaron Krinsky and Diane Baroni.

Theatre West Announces 2022-2023 Season
by Team BWW - Aug 13, 2022

Theatre West, Hollywood's professional theatre company celebrating its 60th Anniversary year, announces its 2022-2023 season. The new season includes a wide variety of theatrical entertainments, with selections for every age group.

Museum Of Jewish Heritage & The Braid Announce Fundraiser for Ukraine, Featuring 10 Works By Ukrainian Playwrights
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2022

On Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at 7:30 PM ET, the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust and The Braid will present 'I Want to Go Home: Stories from Writers in a Country at War,' a performance spotlighting ten new works by Ukrainian playwrights. Proceeds from the event will benefit HIAS's Ukraine crisis response efforts.

Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride In Santa Monica With A One-night-only Theatre Experience
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2022

The LGBTQ+ community is and has always been beautiful, diverse, and vibrant. Celebrating Pride and uplifting the stories of LGBTQ+ people is always important — and feels especially urgent today, with debates over equal rights being such a part of the national conversation. And so The Braid, the go-to Jewish story company, has handpicked a collection of true stories about people who are both queer and Jewish.

Young Jews Discover Themselves In Creating Jewish Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2022

Who are you beneath the surface? All of us have a part of ourselves we cover up — a part of our bodies, our personalities, or our very identity. But then there are times when the hidden part of ourselves is suddenly and dramatically revealed, sometimes by choice, sometimes by circumstances thrust upon us.

18 MINUTES OF FAME Opens in July at Theatre West
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022

18 Minutes of Fame is subtitled A Musical Journey with Barbara Minkus. You've seen her ---a lot: On stage, on screen and especially on television. Other than the fact that she never became actually famous, she's had what most performers would consider an enviable career. Because she started out as, and remains, an accomplished singer, her show business memoir is a musical one.

SOLOPALOOZA 2.022' Begins May 21 At Theatre West
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 14, 2022

Theatre West is presenting ten diverse solo pieces in Solopalooza 2.022. Curated by Dina Morrone, this solo festival is not to be missed, with amazing stories, most based on remarkable real-life experiences, with a few fantastic characters to spice up the mix.

New Jewish Play WIDE OPEN Explores Moments Of Openness
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 13, 2022

Sometimes an opportunity stares us in the face and we are too frightened to take it. Other times our head and heart are wide open and we grab hold for dear life. What happens when we seize the moment? Do we find a pleasant surprise? Or a less-than-perfect outcome? And what happens when we let the moment slip away?


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