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. […]

August 2019 Get the Folk Out!

Ah, August: the dog days of summer, marking the annual rite of passage of all Minnesotans from the long-awaited, warm embrace of the sun, to the dark, chilly, why-the-#$%!-do-I-need-a-sweater confines of the air-conditioned theater. Fear not, friends: this month is jam-packed with options for indoor artsy fun… and not just because of the Fringe festival. […]

July 2019 Get the Folk Out!

SUMMER. It’s officially summer, and not just because Bud Light Lime is everywhere again [ew]. We hope you had as lovely as a June as we, celebrating all of the Pride in all of its forms. By contrast, July is far more low-key… which, frankly, is just fine, considering it’s gonna start off by being […]

June 2019 Get the Folk Out

What a great month to get out and celebrate, friends. June means we’re officially starting summer, complete with Shavuot and Pride! We’ve got tons of good times coming for both, as well as for the days where you just need a l’il somethin’ extra in your social life. So join us and GTFO! “J-HAP Community […]

April 2019 Get the Folk Out

IT’S SPRING. SERIOUSLY. GET THE FOLK OUT. Not that you need me — or anyone else to tell you — but, my zisseles and boychiks, it’s time to get out and grab that vitamin D. And this month, we’ve got plenty o’ ways to make it happen with some new and old friends alike. “Coming […]

March 2019 Get the Folk Out

I don’t know about the rest of y’all, but after a relentless month of winter that was the most winter that ever wintered, I’m ready to Get the Folk Out even more than I thought I’d be. Especially since we’ve got a TON of foodie events this month. What exactly do we have in March? […]

February 2019 Get the Folk Out

They say nothing brings people together like the cold, right? Well, “they” clearly never dealt with a polar vortex. Fortunately, February looks to be… um… seriously!? This can’t be right. It’s still winter out there, huh? Hoo boy. Well, let’s just say, we need to find something to do before we go kokh m’shuge. Get […]

January 2019 Get the Folk Out

Greetings all, and happy new year! We’ll be trying something new out this month – Ian Fishman, who recently joined me (Charley) for a week in Israel with Honeymoon Israel. Ian wanted to take a crack out this month’s GTFO – so get ready! Starting the New Year Off Right Makom Fridays Friday, January 4th […]

The Last Schwartz

OCTOBER 20 – NOVEMBER 11, 2018 MINNESOTA JEWISH THEATRE COMPANY On the anniversary of their father’s death, three brothers and their sister return to the family home for the unveiling memorial service. Grounded in painful pasts, this wacky comedy/drama explores Jewish identity and the question of cultural continuity within family dynamics. We’re thrilled to welcome […]

The Last Schwartz

OCTOBER 20 – NOVEMBER 11, 2018 MINNESOTA JEWISH THEATRE COMPANY On the anniversary of their father’s death, three brothers and their sister return to the family home for the unveiling memorial service. Grounded in painful pasts, this wacky comedy/drama explores Jewish identity and the question of cultural continuity within family dynamics. We’re thrilled to welcome […]