Our 25th Anniversary Season
We’re thrilled about our lineup for this special landmark season - take a look below! For the box office, call (651) 647-4315 or email [email protected]. For season passbooks, click here. For individual tickets, click here. For dates, times, and locations of all performances, view our Performance Calendar.
August 21 - 25, 2019
by Anita Diamant & Janet Buchwald
directed by Miriam Schwartz in her directorial debut
A set of monologues shares the transformative experience of the modern mikveh, a Jewish ritual bath re-imagined for men and women, for healing, reflection, and renewal. This dramatic reading, presented in partnership with The Minnesota Community Mikveh Initiative, will be followed by refreshments and a discussion led by Cantor Rachel Stock Spilker. These readings will take place at various locations; contact the box office for more information. All seating for this special project is general admission.
October 26 - November 17, 2019
by Anat Gov
directed by Robert Dorfman
In this witty and touching play, Ella, a psychologist and single mother of a teenager who is autistic, gets a visit from an unexpected new patient: God. As God comes to terms with his feelings toward humankind and how the world has evolved, Ella confronts her own past and re-examines her long lost faith. This engaging and energizing new play by one of Israel’s foremost playwrights explores God’s relationship with humanity.
December 6 - 22, 2019
by Buffy Sedlachek
directed by Shelli Place
When a brick is thrown at a menorah set in a child’s window for Hanukkah, community leaders of all faiths come together to help spread a message of tolerance and peace, and 10,000 families display menorahs on Christmas. Based on true events that occurred in 1993 in Billings, Montana, this family play, commissioned by MJTC in 2004, is newly adapted for anyone 6 & up.
February 15 - March 8, 2020
by Joshua Harmon
directed by Hayley Finn
Meet Jordan, a young Jewish gay man living in NYC. Life is a whirlwind of fun with his cohort of best girl friends at his side. But as singles nights slowly turn into bachelorette parties and weddings, Jordan finds himself fantasizing and yearning for his own significant other. His tender relationship with his grandmother provides solace and support, but what does his future hold? A new comedy by the writer of Bad Jews.
April 25 - May 17, 2020
by Charles Varon
directed by Warren C. Bowles
A filmmaker with a faltering career receives a grant to make a documentary about his father, a famous Jewish author and therapist for Holocaust survivors. When the discovery of a mysterious violin slowly uncovers the family’s unspoken history, the project turns into a gripping quest for truth. This intriguing and suspenseful drama, framed as a documentary, reveals the complexity of family, relationships, and the search for identity.
2019 - 2020 Season Passbooks are now on sale.
This 3-show passbook includes: O my God!, Significant Other, & The People’s Violin. You may add on The Mikveh Monologues and/or Hanukkah Lights in the Big Sky at a special subscriber rate. To order, call (651) 647-4315 or click here. To view our Performance Calendar, click here.
This 2019 - 2020 season is made possible by the ongoing generous support of
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board and the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.