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Jewish Repertory Theatre

(New York, NY)
316 E. 91st St.
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by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 23, 2020
Steve Kilbey releases a new video today for 'Sheba Chiba'. The song is from his new solo album Eleven Women available now on all streaming platforms (Release Date September 4th). A North American CD and vinyl release date will be announced soon.
by Julie Musbach - Oct 9, 2019
Zoe Kazan's latest play, After the Blast, is set to take the Black Box Stage as part of the new Firestone Theatre season.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 8, 2019
A satirical and contemporary take on Greek mythology and the social media slut-shaming generation, Before I Was A Bear is a one-woman/one-bear ménage à deux about friendship, fluid sexuality and irresistibly hot TV detectives, starring award-winning Jacoba Williams (A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare's Globe; Queens of Sheba a?" Winner of The Stage Award, Vault Festival, New Diorama, Underbelly).
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 8, 2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for the world premiere of Ken Ludwig's (Broadway's Lend Me a Tenor, Crazy For You) Dear Jack, Dear Louise. Based on his own parents' love story, U.S. Army Captain Jacob S. Ludwig and aspiring actress, Louise Rabiner, meet through a series of letters and become pen pals. Set in 1942 during World War II, a romance begins and the two must find their way toward each other, even though they have never met. Directed by Jackie Maxwell, Dear Jack, Dear Louise runs November 21 a?" December 29, 2019 in the Kreeger Theater.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 31, 2019
Cal State Fullerton's production of a?oePicnica?? by William Inge and directed by Eve Himmelheber runs from November 15 a?" December 8, 2019 in the Young Theatre on campus. A small Kansas town in the 1950s is the setting for this bittersweet melodrama. On a sweltering Labor Day morning, the women of a quiet, working-class neighborhood are preparing for the annual picnic when charming young drifter Hal Carter hops off of a freight train and into their lives. Hearts are broken and lives are changed, as Hal's dangerous energy challenges the restrictive mid twentieth-century American values of this sleepy community.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 19, 2019
IRT present the World Premiere of DUCK, a new American drama by Tom Block, founding producer of the International Human Rights Art Festival. Directed by Katrin Hilbe, previews began October 17 at IRT Theater with opening night slated for Thursday, October 24.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 15, 2019
The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), the nation's premier orchestra dedicated exclusively to commissioning, performing, and recording new orchestral music, presents Klezmer Madness: a one-night only concert of contemporary music by three composers exploring their Jewish heritage through klezmer music. Featuring guest soloist and klezmer superstar David Krakauer, the program includes the Boston premiere of Mathew Rosenblum's searing clarinet concerto Lament/Witches' Sabbath, Wlad Marhulets's Concerto for Klezmer Clarinet, and Avner Dorman's Ellef Symphony and Uriah.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 10, 2019
a?oeThey ask me where I am from! I say I am a mix. Of both racism and sexism a?" they lay equally on my skin. Passed down unknowingly by my next of kin.a??
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2019
A Christmas Carol is now in previews on Broadway! The holiday masterpiece, A Christmas Carol, comes to Broadway this holiday season for eight weeks only following critically acclaimed runs at London's Old Vic. Two visionary talents, playwright Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and director Matthew Warchus (Matilda), offer a magical new interpretation of Charles Dickens' classic story, starring Campbell Scott ('House of Cards,' Dying Young) as Ebenezer Scrooge. Beginning previews on Thursday, November 7 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street), with the opening night set for Wednesday, November 20, A Christmas Carol will play a strictly limited engagement through Sunday, January 5, 2020 only.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 6, 2019
Rehearsals are well underway for Before I Was A Bear, Eleanor Tindall's darkly comic reimagining of Greek Mythology for a slut shamed generation, coming to The Bunker.
by BWW - Nov 25, 2019
Voting is NOW OPEN and the first votes are in for the 2019 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The nominees are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 21, 2019
Two seldom-performed plays: one by dazzling Irish storyteller Enda Walsh, one by Pulitzer-winning American playwright Tennessee Williams, plus a remounting of the IRC's 2017 Fringe success from the grandfather of Absurdism usher in the Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium's 2020 season, their 15th in the Philadelphia region.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2019
Artscape has announced the fifth annual Unmute ArtsAbility Festival: a six-day event a?" from November 28 to December 3 a?" of live performances, theatre shows, exhibitions/installations, site-specific shows, workshops, and public art performances that take place in and around Cape Town in celebrating the International month for Persons with Disability.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2019
Transport Group announced today that Denise Dickens, formerly of Abingdon Theatre Company, will join the company as its new executive director, replacing Lori Fineman, outgoing executive director. Dickens will join founding Artistic Director Jack Cummings III at the helm of the off-Broadway, award-winning, non-profit theatre company.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 14, 2019
New Diorama Theatre and Underbelly have announced a new partnership with Oberon Books which will substantially extend the scope and ambition of their acclaimed Untapped Award.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2020
Music of the Baroque today announced that due to the current pandemic, the difficulty for travel for international conductors and soloists, and the need to maintain safety for musicians and audience, the repertoire for the 2020-21 season-the ensemble's 50th-will be revised.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2021
Transport Group will celebrate twenty years of producing theater with a new video series, “While We’re Home: Extended Cut,” based on the company’s weekly essays written by Transport Group’s actors, writers, designers and other collaborators, which began in April 2020.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 12, 2021
Award-winning theatre company The Anthropologists is launching their new programming series, Re-Setting The Table, which unites artists, activists and experts to engage in a rich dialogue about gender and public policy.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 9, 2020
Celebrating its 10th anniversary with a ceremony held in the iconic Grand Hall of Battersea Arts Centre on Sunday 8 March 2020, the Off West End Awards once again celebrated the best of independent, fringe and alternative theatres across London.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 5, 2021
Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota will present Ventures in Brass, with the Venice Symphony Brass Quintet, Sunday, March 28 at 3:00 p.m., outdoors at Nathan Benderson Park, 5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2021
New Repertory Theatre has announced the appointment of the Boston-based and award-winning theatre producer and director M. Bevin O’Gara as its Interim Executive Artistic Director effective April 5, 2021. O’Gara succeeds Michael J. Bobbitt, who began his new role as the Executive Director of the Massachusetts Cultural Council on February 1, 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2021
Shakespeare's Globe is preparing to reopen its outdoor theatre on 19 May 2021. Provided the conditions are met for Step 3 of the Government's roadmap for cultural reopening, the Globe will be welcoming audiences in for socially distanced performances, having closed on 18 March 2020.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2021
Through our Women in Theatre Through the Decades features, we will be highlighting the vital role that women have played in theatre history, showcasing those who paved the way and who continue to make history today. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 1, 2021
First an author, then the producer of such musical hits as Stormy Weather: The Story of Lena Horne, An American in Paris, and soon the international smash An Officer and a Gentleman, which she co-wrote and produced, Sharleen Cooper Cohen has been called a true Jewish Renaissance Woman.  Now she's going to tell virtual audiences how she does it all when she visits Sunday Morning with The Braid (formerly Jewish Women's Theatre) on March 14.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2020
The Houston Symphony has announced its return to the stage with the concert series Live from Jones Hall-a new hour-long livestream from Jones Hall at 8 p.m. each Saturday night in July and Saturday, Aug. 1.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 15, 2021
Ninety years ago on June 29, 1931, Westport Country Playhouse opened its doors to its very first stage production. This year, on the exact same day, the Playhouse will mark its 90th anniversary with the opening of the virtual production, “Tiny House,” written by Michael Gotch, and directed by Mark Lamos, Playhouse artistic director. The regional premiere of the timely comedy about escaping urban life in an isolated mountain paradise will stream on demand from Tuesday, June 29 through Sunday, July 18.
by Maria Nockin - Jan 9, 2021
On January 8, 2021, Opera Philadelphia presented BON APPETIT! A SWEET SOIREE. Mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton portrayed Julia Child and Jonathan Easter accompanied her with Lee Hoiby’s sparkling, decorative piano score. Keep the Music Going Directors Ryan and Tonya McKinny provided the superb audio and video production.
by Maria Nockin - Jan 9, 2021
On January 8, 2021, Opera Philadelphia presented Bon Appétit! a Sweet Soirée. Mezzo-Soprano Jamie Barton portrayed  Julia Child and Jonathan Easter accompanied her with Hoiby’s sparkling, decorative piano score. Keep the Music Going Directors Ryan and Tonya McKinny provided the superb audio and video production.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 7, 2020
The Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium, Philadelphia's critically acclaimed theater company known for intelligent and accessible interpretations of classic absurdist works, will present Ionesco's anti-play tackling communication gone awry as part of Philadelphia Theatre Week 2020.  The Bald Soprano will run for eight shows only, opening Thursday, February 6 @ 7:30 pm and running through Sunday, February 16 @ 2:30 pm, Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 pm, Sunday matinees at 2:30 pm.  Tickets for all performances @ BaldSoprano@bpt.me, 215.285.0472 or todaytix.com.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 6, 2020
Seattle Rep today announced complete casting for its revival of beloved playwright Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-nominated story of sibling rivalry, True West. Seattle Rep Artistic Director Braden Abraham directs the play, which is set to star Kevin Anderson (Seattle Rep's Last Of The Boys) and Zachary Ray Sherman (Seattle Rep debut) on the Bagley Wright stage. Single tickets are on sale now (starting at $17) and available through the Seattle Rep Patron Services Office at 206.443.2222 or online at SeattleRep.org.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 23, 2020
Carolines on Broadway, New York City's premier comedy venue, presents its talented line-up for the month of February, highlighted by headliners Amanda Seales, author and host and author of 'Small Doses,' February 1; Mo Amer, from his Netflix special 'The Vagabond,' February 6 - 8; Michael Che, co-anchor of Weekend Update on NBC's Saturday Night Live, Valentine's Day and Presidents Day Weekend, February 14 - 16; Pete Lee, as seen on NBC's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, February 20 - 22; and Sugar Sammy, from his HBO Canada stand-up special, 'Sugar Sammy in Concert: Direct from Montreal,' February 27 - 29.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 20, 2020
Ten years ago, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti, causing apocalyptic damage in the capital of Port-au-Prince and surrounding cities.
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 6, 2021
Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, February 6-7, 2020.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 26, 2021
The Charlotte Symphony (CSO) announces details for a revised spring schedule featuring three new virtual concerts — streamed directly from Blumenthal Performing Arts Center venues — and seven On Tap chamber music concerts held outdoors at NoDa Brewing Company and, for the first time, Cabarrus Brewing Company. 
by Stephi Wild - Feb 21, 2020
Today's top stories: Read the reviews for West Side Story, and more!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 20, 2020
Deadline reports that Broadway and screen actor Brian J. Smith has joined the upcoming 'Matrix' film, from Lana Wachowski.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 12, 2020
Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein today announced additional cast members for the Gala Benefit Reading of the beloved classic comedy Arsenic & Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring, directed by Mr. Silverstein featuring an all-star cast. The one night only event in celebration of Keen's 20th anniversary will take place Monday, February 24th at 7 PM at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 1, 2021
Music of the Baroque is continuing its revised 50th anniversary season in February with Double Trouble-Bach, Vivaldi, & More, co-directed by Kathleen Brauer and Kevin Case. The Music of the Baroque Orchestra bands together for a lively and driving program of Baroque instrumental works.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2020
You now have the chance to meet with one of the stars of Law & Order and Chicago Med, S. Epatha Merkerson, via Zoom! S. Epatha Merkerson has garnered numerous high-profile accolades for her work, including an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, four NAACP Image Awards, two Obie Awards and two Tony Award nominations.
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 8, 2019
Nouveau Riche and Vault Festival have announced a new development scheme aimed at emerging writers of colour.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 4, 2020
The Episcopal Actors' Guild (EAG) and the House of the Redeemer are proud to present a joint holiday party with music and a reading of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol, followed by the singing of carols and a virtual reception.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 30, 2019
Carolines on Broadway, New York City's premier comedy venue, presents its talented line-up for the month of January, highlighted by headliners Sinbad, from his stand-up special 'Make Me Wanna Holla,' January 2 - 4; Tony Woods, from Comedy Central's This Week at the Comedy Cellar, with his special guest James Altucher, January 10 and 11; Donnell Rawlings, 'Ashy Larry' from Comedy Central's Chappelle's Show, Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend, January 16 - 19; Hari Kondabolu, from his Netflix special, 'Warn Your Relatives,' January 23 - 25; and Amanda Seales, author and host and author of 'Small Doses,' January 30 - February 5.
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019
It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.
by BWW Staff - Dec 19, 2019
We're heading into the final week of voting for the 2019 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 16, 2019
There's Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 12, 2019
The fastest growing arts festival in the UK, VAULT Festival 2020 is back from Tuesday 28th January with its biggest ever edition across eight packed weeks. With more than 500 shows now on sale, the bold and innovative programme will feature shows from more than 2,700 artists, with 64% of work being female-led, 33% and 25% of work from LGBTQ+ and BAME artists respectively.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 22, 2020
Breaking records after 17 seasons on Law & Order's S. Epatha Merkerson shares how she got THE CALL to be on Broadway the first time on Broadway's Calling with Lance Roberts.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 12, 2020
Typical, a powerful and urgent exploration about how society stereotypes Black masculinity is the subject of a brand-new film created by award-winning creative movement Nouveau Riche and Soho Theatre, London's leading producer of new theatre, comedy and cabaret.