MJTC kicks off season with a Theater Performance on Women’s Health

Alice, an infertile Jewish woman in her forties, discovers a hard lump in her abdomen. After months of tests, a doctor determines that she is 6 months pregnant. Based upon true events and the book hailed by Oprah as “darkly hilarious…an unexpected bundle of joy,” this heartfelt journey through a high-risk pregnancy and the American healthcare system is told with honesty and humor…

A Pole Dancer Walks Into A Synagogue

Combining a pole dancer, crumbling synagogue, feisty friends, 1930s porn videos, a local Jewish day school, religious awakening…and a ghost, If You Don’t Weaken centers on a young woman’s quest to observe a year-long ritual of mourning for her grandfather.

Uncle Vanya: Chekhov With a Laugh

It is hard to imagine a Chekhov play where the audience gets to laugh in every scene, but Uncle Vanya at the Guthrie, in a version by Brian Friel and directed by Joe Dowling, does just that.