The Mikveh Monologues

by Anita Diamant & Janet Buchwald

directed by Miriam Schwartz in her directorial debut

August 21 – 25, 2019

Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company (MJTC) opens its 25th Anniversary Season with this special project.

A contemporary collection of inspiring monologues shares the transformative experience of the modern mikveh, a Jewish ritual bath re-imagined for modern use. This special project, in partnership with The Minnesota Community Mikveh Initiative, presents dramatic readings of women and men who have immersed in the living waters of the mikveh for healing, reflection, and revitalization. Following the readings, there will be a break for refreshments and a discussion led by Cantor Rachel Stock Spilker.

The Cast

Laura Stearns (The Last Schwartz, My Mother’s Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding) and Charles Numrich (Shul, Natasha and the Coat, Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins) return to MJTC for these dramatic readings. Rachel Austin and Ryan London Levin will make their MJTC debut.

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Rachel Austin, Ryan London Levin, Charles Numrich, & Laura Stearns

Times & Locations

Wednesday, August 21, 7:30 p.m. at Mount Zion Temple
1300 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
Co-sponsored by Mount Zion Temple

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Thursday, August 22, 7:30 p.m. at Adath Jeshurun Congregation
10500 Hillside Lane West, Minnetonka, MN 55305
Co-sponsored by Adath’s TAMID (Theater, Art, Music, Israel, Dance) Committee

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Friday, August 23, 1:00 p.m. at Highland Park Community Center
1978 Ford Parkway, St. Paul, MN 55116


Saturday, August 24, 8:00 p.m. at Shir Tikvah Congregation
1360 West Minnehaha Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55419
Co-sponsored by Shir Tikvah Congregation

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Sunday, August 25, 1:00 p.m. at Highland Park Community Center
1978 Ford Parkway, St. Paul, MN 55116


Tickets & Information

BOX OFFICE: (651) 651-4315

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All Tickets are $18.

$15 with a Season Passbook – Now on Sale

Our 3-show subscription packages start at $63.

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23rd August 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Various locations across the Twin Cities


Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company
Mount Zion Temple
Adath Jeshurun Congregation
Shir Tikvah