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…
Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company’s new season features a diverse lineup of five bold productions including the directorial debut of local actor Robert Dorfman for an MJTC world premiere, and the return of MJTC’s Ivey-Winning Director, Warren C. Bowles.
Proceeds of the show will benefit the ACLU.
A modern take on the iconic Jewish play runs through the weekend.
Behind the art of theatrical mask-making.
Why We Laugh, playing at the Open Eye Theatre next week is an adaptation of a cabaret written and performed in the 1944 in the Jewish Ghetto. Jenna Zark interviews the playwright and composer.
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.
We interview Jenna Zark, playwright of The Chanukah Guest, now playing at the Minnesota Jewish Theater Company.
Fiddler on the Roof, now playing at Chanhassen DInner Theater.
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.