Results tagged “Theater J” from Spotlight

Tony-Award-winning actress Judith Ivey (Steaming, Hurlyburly) plays Ann Landers in Theater J's one-night-only benefit performance of The Lady With All the Answers, a solo show written by David Rambo that Ivey performed Off-Broadway in 2009. Popular Washington Post advice columnist Carolyn Hax will introduce the play, which will be framed by two receptions. Monday, May 7, at 7:30 p.m. The ... [Read]

Theatre J's The Chosen

Posted by Randy Shulman
March 13, 2011 9:23 AM |
Aaron Posner directs his adaptation of this beloved play based on the novel by Chaim Potok about two boys, two fathers and two very different Jewish communities in Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood. Theater J offers a 10th anniversary staging of the production, with a stellar cast including Rick Foucheux and Edward Gero, at Arena Stage as the first local guest company ... [Read]

The Kinsey SIcks at Theater J

Posted by Randy Shulman
December 17, 2010 7:33 AM |
They're back! The "dragapella beautyshop quartet" comes to Theater J for what's sure to be a must-see romp of a holiday show, intended as a "tongue in the cheek and a twinkle in the eye" alternative to the typical sentimental fare. Oy Vey in a Manger revolves around Rachel, Winnie, Trixie and Trampolina, as they go about preparing for holiday ... [Read]

Win Tickets to The Odd Couple at Theater J

Posted by Randy Shulman
November 15, 2010 12:14 PM |
Still more a buddy show than a romantic comedy, Neil Simon's The Odd Couple explores issues far more complex and ultimately satisfying than the weekly personality clash comedy of the '70s television series adaptation. In director Jerry Whiddon's new production of Simon's three-act comedy Rick Foucheux and J. Fred Shiffman make for a memorable mismatched pair and play the same-sex ... [Read]

Something You Did at Theatre J

Posted by Randy Shulman
September 7, 2010 3:00 PM |
Theater J launches its 2010-2011 season with Willy Holtzman's political drama Something You Did, about an anti-war activist's attempt to win early release from prison, which Time Out New York in 2008 called "a fresh way to discuss modern terrorism." Rick Foucheux and Deborah Hazlett star in this production directed by Eleanor Holdridge and adapted by Holtzman himself to reflect ... [Read]