WINNIPEG JEWISH THEATRE KICKS OFF 2014 – 2015
WITH SOME OF THE BEST COMEDY OF THE SEASON!
December 12-13, 2014
Bar mitzvah faux pas. Plastic slip-covered sofas. Summer resorts in the Catskills. A smash hit on Broadway, A Jew Grows in Brooklyn is an engaging, poignant and hilarious comedy about a search for identity and meaning. Through stories, songs and music, Jake Ehrenreich recreates his unforgettable journey of discovery with frank humour, showy musical numbers and heartwarming nostalgia.
The New York Times raves A Jew Grows in Brooklyn is “funny, touching and beautiful... you don’t have to be Jewish or Brooklynish…Jake Ehrenreich is Dazzling!"
Gala performance, Dec. 13, 2014, 8:00
$100.00 (includes gala and tax receipt)
Other performances Dec. 14, 2:00 and 7:00
Tickets $40.00 (plus fees and taxes)
“Great timing, boundless energy… warm-hearted…Such Skill” Toronto Star
“A showstopper… heartfelt…Yanking on the heartstrings and jabbing at the
funny bone!” The Globe and Mail
““One of the most touching, soulful and laugh -out-loud shows you’ll ever see!“
”Excruciatingly funny!” Toronto Sun
May 7 – 17, 2015
The hottest show in New York last season now makes its Canadian premiere at Winnipeg Jewish Theatre. This comedy, with serious undertones is all about family or anyone who’s ever been to a giant family function.
Daphna has just returned from Israel, empowered by her journey and in love with an Israeli soldier. Meanwhile, her cousin Liam has fallen for Melody who is anything but Jewish. The cousins wage war over a coveted family heirloom in this no-holds-barred dark comedy about family, faith, ownership and love.
“Delectably savage and supremely funny…best comedy of the season.” The New York Times
Tickets $35.00-students and seniors, $40.00-adults (plus fees and taxes)
"Crackles with energy. The best comedy of the season." - NY Times
"'Bad Jews” is delicious, nasty fun."
“Bad Jews delivers the goods with great dialogue and a hilariously dark sense of humor.” My Theatre, New York
Berney Theatre – 123 Doncaster Street, Winnipeg
Tickets available October 6