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The J, Staenberg Family Complex, Wool Studio Theatre

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2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
314-442-3257 http://newjewishtheatre.org

April 2016

New Jewish Theatre: Old Wicked Songs

April 2, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The J, Staenberg Family Complex, Wool Studio Theatre, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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$39.50 – $43.50

The New Jewish Theatre production finds us in Vienna in 1986 as a young piano prodigy with an artistic block has gone to study with a renowned teacher. Upon learning he must study singing with a different teacher first, the tensions between the two men increase. Ultimately their common bond, music brings them together as they discover they may have more similarities than differences.

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New Jewish Theatre: Old Wicked Songs

April 3, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The J, Staenberg Family Complex, Wool Studio Theatre, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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$39.50 – $43.50

This New Jewish Theatre production finds us in Vienna in 1986 as a young piano prodigy with an artistic block has gone to study with a renowned teacher. Upon learning he must study singing with a different teacher first, the tensions between the two men increase. Ultimately their common bond, music brings them together as they discover they may have more similarities than differences.

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August 2017

Gesher Music Festival: Family Concerts

August 13, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The J, Staenberg Family Complex, Wool Studio Theatre, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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Bring the whole family for a 45-minute interactive concert geared towards primary school age children and their entire families. Ferguson Public Library Saturday, August 12, 2pm   |    free Wool Studio Theater at the Jewish Community Center Sunday, August 13, 4pm   |    $5, kids under 2 free About the Program: Gesher Music Festival: War and Peace In its 7th season, the Gesher Music Festival presents music and stories reflecting the Jewish experience which illuminate our common humanity even in times of conflict.

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Gesher Music Festival: Transcending Borders

August 20, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The J, Staenberg Family Complex, Wool Studio Theatre, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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Gesher is the Hebrew word for bridge, which couldn’t be more fitting for this program of works by Israeli and Arab composers. Join us as we use the power of music to build bridges and facilitate conversation between cultures and nations. BEN-HAIM   Clarinet Quintet DADA   Conversations GELALIAN   Canzona and Toccata RAN   Soliloquy FAIROUZ   Hindustani Dabkeh Sunday, August 20 at 3pm  l  $20  l  Wool Studio Theater Includes a post-concert reception About the Program: Gesher Music Festival: War…

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March 2018

New Jewish Theatre Cabaret: Starring Ari Axelrod (Cancelled)

March 24, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The J, Staenberg Family Complex, Wool Studio Theatre, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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"Taking the Wheel" Due to unforeseen circumstances, the March 24 Cabaret with Ari Axelrod has been postponed. We will announce an alternative date when one has been selected. Saturday, March 24, 8pm Join us for an exciting evening with New York cabaret artist Ari Axelrod on his Jewish journey as he is “Taking the Wheel” in his New Jewish Theatre debut. Axelrod will perform hits from Milk and Honey, Les Miz, The Last 5 Years and more. Directed by Broadway legend Faith Prince.

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October 2018

New Jewish Theatre: Raging Skillet (various times)

October 4, 2018 - October 21, 2018
The J, Staenberg Family Complex, Wool Studio Theatre, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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Raging Skillet, the Play By Jacques Lamarre October 4 – 21, 2018 Based on the book by Chef Rossi, New York’s first punk-rock, Jewish, Lesbian caterer. When Rossi's Jewish mother discovers the microwave, home-cooked meals become a thing of the past. What starts as a rebellion against her Orthodox parents, chauvinism in the kitchen, and the pressures of conformity ends with her becoming New York's #1 punk-rock caterer. This hilarious and heartfelt new comedy is based on the true-life story…

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November 2018

New Jewish Theatre: An Act of God (various times)

November 29, 2018 - December 16, 2018
The J, Staenberg Family Complex, Wool Studio Theatre, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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An Act of God By David Javerbaum November 29 - December 16, 2018 A divine comedy! Delivering a new and improved set of Commandments, God’s introduction of the revised laws is refreshingly positive, insisting on the separation of church and state and encouraging us to believe in ourselves, not some elderly white guy in the sky. The play is sinfully funny delivering new meaning to the phrase divine intervention and where God and his devoted angels answer some of the…

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January 2019

New Jewish Theatre: District Merchants (various times)

January 24, 2019 - February 10, 2019
The J, Staenberg Family Complex, Wool Studio Theatre, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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District Merchants By Aaron Posner January 24 - February 10, 2019 A Variation on Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice. Love and litigation, deep passions, and predatory lending are taken to a new level in this uneasy comedy, which wades fearlessly into the endless complexities and contradictions of life in America. Set among the Black and Jewish populations of an imagined time and place—simultaneously Shakespearean, post-Civil War Washington, DC, and today, a remarkable tale of money, merchandise, and mercy. It explores race,…

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March 2019

New Jewish Theatre: Time Stands Still (various times)

March 28, 2019 - April 14, 2019
The J, Staenberg Family Complex, Wool Studio Theatre, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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Time Stands Still By Donald Margulies March 28 - April 14, 2019 Time Stands Still revolves around Sarah, a photojournalist who has returned from covering the Iraq war after being injured by a roadside bomb, and her reporter boyfriend James who is swamped by guilt after having left Sarah alone in Iraq. The two are trying to find happiness in a world that seems to have gone crazy. Theirs is a partnership based on telling the toughest stories, and together, making a difference. But when their own story…

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May 2019

New Jewish Theatre: I Now Pronounce (various times)

May 16, 2019 - June 2, 2019
The J, Staenberg Family Complex, Wool Studio Theatre, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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I Now Pronounce By Tasha Gordon-Solmon May 16 - June 2, 2019 A play that mines disconnections. After Adam and Nicole’s wedding culminates in an awkwardly timed fatality, the reception spins into an increasingly strange evening that leaves the bride and groom questioning just what it is they’re celebrating. But there’s no stopping the festivities: the flower girls are running amuck, the bridal party members are preoccupied with their own flailing relationships, and everyone needs to stop ordering the blue…

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October 2019

New Jewish Theatre: Brighton Beach Memoirs

October 17, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on October 19, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 19, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on October 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 24, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on October 26, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 26, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on October 27, 2019 at 2:00 pm

The J, Staenberg Family Complex, Wool Studio Theatre, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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New Jewish Theatre opens it's 2019-2020 season this week with Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs. Performances: October 10-27, times vary Brighton Beach, September 1937. Eugene Jerome is dreaming of baseball and girls. Over a few short days amid family harmony and disharmony, Eugene will come to understand life a little deeper. A bittersweet memoir that captures the life of a struggling Jewish household. Purchase tickets online or by calling our box office, 314-442-3283. Season tickets still remain! Watch: Edward Coffield, Artistic Director, previews the 2019-2020 season.

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December 2019

New Jewish Theatre: Fully Committed

December 5, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 21, 2019

An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 21, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until December 22, 2019

The J, Staenberg Family Complex, Wool Studio Theatre, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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The New Jewish Theatre continues it’s 2019-2020 season with Fully Committed. Fully Committed by Becky Mode Directed by Ellie Schwetye December 5-22, times vary This devastatingly funny play follows a day in the life of Samuel Peliczowski, an out-of-work actor who mans the red-hot reservation line at Manhattan’s number one restaurant. Sam battles coercion, threats, bribes, histrionics – a cast of desperate callers will stop at nothing to land a prime reservation or the right table. While juggling scheming socialites,…

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January 2020

New Jewish Theatre: Ester & Eric’s One Woman Show

January 11, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The J, Staenberg Family Complex, Wool Studio Theatre, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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THIS SHOW IS SOLD OUT! Thanks to a double booking, frenemies are forced to perform their solo shows on the same stage at the same time. See what TimeOut New York says is an "uproarious event" featuring two "narcissistic actors." Come for the comedy, stay for the drama. Produced by Noah Gardenswartz (Executive Story Editor of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), Ester and Eric's One Woman show stars Ester Steinberg (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Adam Ruins Everything) and Eric Williams (Buddy in the Broadway…

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New Jewish Theatre: My Name is Asher Lev

January 23, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until February 6, 2020

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until February 8, 2020

An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until February 8, 2020

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until February 9, 2020

The J, Staenberg Family Complex, Wool Studio Theatre, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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The New Jewish Theatre continues it’s 2019-2020 season with My Name is Asher Lev. My Name is Asher Lev by Aaron Posner adapted from the novel by Chaim Potok Directed by Aaron Sparks January 23 - February 9, times vary My Name is Asher Lev follows the journey of a young Jewish painter torn between his Hassidic upbringing and his desperate need to fulfill his artistic promise. When his artistic genius threatens to destroy his relationship with his parents and…

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