Skip to main content Skip to footer site map
  1. Off-Broadway Shows
  2.   › 
  3. Becoming Dr. Ruth

Becoming Dr. Ruth - 2021 - Off-Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

Directed by Bay Street Theater's Artistic Director Scott Schwartz, Becoming Dr. Ruth chronicles the life of noted psychologist Dr. Ruth Westheimer, from her early years fleeing Nazi Germany, living as an orphan in Switzerland, to her service in the Israeli armed forces as a sharpshooter, and her later life and career in New York. Becoming Dr. Ruth is a humorous and heartfelt portrait detailing Dr. Ruth's remarkable journey against so many odds to become a pioneer in the psychology of human sexuality and the world's most famous sex therapist.


Run Type:Limited Run
Previews: December 04, 2021
Closing:January 02, 2022

Running Time:

90 Minutes

Museum of Jewish Heritage

Get Parking Now
About the Theatre  

36 Battery Place
New York,NY10280

Get Becoming Dr. Ruth Email Alerts

Be the first to get ticket offers, news, photos & more.

Becoming Dr. Ruth Off-Broadway Cast

by Chloe Rabinowitz - December 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.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - December 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.

Becoming Dr. Ruth Frequently Asked Questions

What productions of Becoming Dr. Ruth have there been?
Becoming Dr. Ruth has had 2 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2013 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2021.