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Becoming Dr. Ruth - 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.


Running Time: 90 Minutes

Museum of Jewish Heritage

(New York, NY)
36 Battery Place
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Becoming Dr. Ruth Off-Broadway Cast


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.