2016-2017 Schedule of Events

Theater J is dedicated to taking its dialogues beyond the stage, offering an array of innovative public discussion forums, readings, and programs which explore the theatrical, cultural and social elements of our art throughout the year.

All events are free and open to everyone except where noted otherwise. All events and times subject to change. Please check this page for up-to-date announcements.
View excerpts from the latest post-show discussions and events

The Call post show discussion: Bridging Identity: The Promise of Parenthood from Theater J on Vimeo.

September 18, 4:00 PM Laughing While Crying: Humor and Grief in Jewish Storytelling
Faye Moskowitz, GWU
Jessica Krash, musician
September 21, 2:00 PM A Post-Show Conversation with Theater J’s Associate Producer, Jonathan David Martin
September 22, 9:30 PM

A Post-Show Talkback with the cast of The Last Schwartz
September 25, 4:00 PM Jew-ish? The Changing Landscape of American Judaism
Cantor Jason Kaufman, Beth El Hebrew Congregation
Dr. Lauren B. Strauss, Scholar in Residence, Department of History, American University
October 1, 4:00 PM
 A Post-Show Conversation with Theater J’s Passports Associate, Artist and Activist NJ Mitchell
October 2, 4:00 PM The Way Simon Sees It: A New Year’s Resolution for Our Collective Future

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