BEYOND THE STAGE

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.

Date Discussion
Sunday, February 26 at 4:00 PM

Post Show Discussion: Not Your Mother’s Feminism
Deborah Tannen, Professor of Linguistics at Georgetown University, speaker and author of You Just Don't Understand: Women and Men in Conversation.
Bonnie J. Morris, Author and Women’s History Professor at George Washington University and Georgetown University.

Wednesday, March 1 at 2:00 PM Passports Discussion with Theater J Passports Program Coordinator, NJ Mitchell
Thursday, March 2 at 9:30 PM Cast talkback with Katie deBuys and Valerie Leonard
Sunday, March 5 at 4:00 PM Post Show Discussion: Women at Work
Amber Paige McGinnis, Freelance director and writer for both theater and film
Sara Shalva, Chief Program Officer of Jewish Life and Learning, Edlavitch DCJCC
Mollie Manier, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at the George Washington University
Saturday, March 11 at 2:00 PM Passports Discussion with Theater J Passports Program Coordinator, NJ Mitchell
Sunday, March 12 at 4:00 PM Post Show Discussion: Designing Women
Shirley Serotsky, Director, The How and The Why
Martha Mountain, Lighting Designer, The How and The Why
Sunday, March 12 at 9:30 PM Synagogue Night out: Post Show Discussion with Rabbi Aaron Seidel of Tifereth Israel


The Edlavitch DCJCC does not support or oppose candidates for elected public office. Opinions expressed at all programs of the Edlavitch DCJCC belong solely to those expressing them. The Edlavitch DCJCC partners with many organizations and groups to present programs, but does not endorse the political views or policy positions of any program partner. The Edlavitch DCJCC is committed to presenting a wide selection of programs that present multiple viewpoints and encourage you to visit our calendar for information on dialogues and public affairs programming.