Jewish Theatre Grand Rapids
ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCE of BECOMING DR. RUTH
Due to sell-out performances during the run of Becoming Dr. Ruth, by Mark St. Germain, we have scheduled one additional performance for
OCTOBER 15th at 8 p.m. Because Spectrum Theatre was unavailble,
this performance will be held at TEMPLE EMANUEL, 1715 FULTON ST., GRAND RAPIDS, MI Ticket sales will still be handled through the Spectrum Theatre Box
Office, or the online link in the sidebar. Season Ticket holders should call
the Spectrum Theatre Box Office to make their reservations.
JTGR 2014 GRAND AWARD NOMINATIONS
Mazel Tov to JTGR's Grand Award Nominees for 2014! We are so proud of you.
- Patrick Hendren - nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play for his portrayal of Willie Lohman in "Death of a Salesman"
- Teri Kuhlman - nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play for her portrayal of Linda Lohman in "Death of a Salesman"
- Sarah LaCroix - nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical for her role as Fanny Brice in "One Night with Fanny Brice"
- Jean Reed Bahle - nominated for Outstanding Director of a Musical for "One Night with Fanny Brice"
The Grand Awards celebrate Grand Rapids area college and community theaters. The awards ceremony is scheduled for Sunday October 11, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at Civic Theatre. Ticket sales from the event
raise money for the Combined Theatre Scholarship Fund. It is a fun evening of awards, live performances from the participating theaters, food, drinks, dancing, and more.
ANNOUNCING OUR 2015-16 SEASON
September 9 - 20, 2015 BECOMING DR. RUTH, by Mark St. Germain
April 7 - 17, 2016 FOR THIS MOMENT ALONE, by Marcia Kish
June 16 - 26, 2016 TWO JEWS WALK INTO A WAR, by Seth Rozin
Learn more about our 2015-16 season!
Order your Season Tickets using
our mail-in Season Brochure form.
About Jewish Theatre Grand Rapids:
Founded in 1992, Jewish Theatre Grand Rapids is dedicated to presenting quality theatrical productions with Jewish themes
that are universal in appeal. In doing so, we hope to enrich the Jewish experience in West
Michigan, and inform, educate, and engage both the Jewish and non-Jewish
community. It's live theatre to learn, love and laugh with!
We welcome volunteers. Each production requires many hands to become
reality. If you would like to join our Mishpacha (family), use the
Volunteer page to let us know! Whether it is
ushering, helping with refreshments, distributing publicity or assisting
backstage, every volunteer counts!
If you would like to be added to our mailing list to receive information about our productions, use the
contact page to provide
us with your mailing information.
Productions and Awards:
Jewish Theatre Grand Rapids has been honored with two 2015 Grand Award Nominations for productions staged during our 2014-15 Season. Patrick Hendren and Terri Kuhlman received
Outstanding Lead Actor and Actress nominations for their roles in Arthur Miller's
Death of a Salesman.
In 2014 Jewish Theatre Grand Rapids was honored to be nominated for
6 Grand Awards for productions presented during our
2013-14 Season: Three for The Whipping Man; one for The Milliner and two for Driving Miss Daisy
Over the years JTGR has presented acclaimed plays and musicals such as
Golda's Balcony, Denial, Laughter on the 23rd Floor, The
Diary of Anne Frank, and Fiddler on the Roof.
Patrick Hendren was nominated for a Grand Award for his role in Oy! In 2012, Mike Smolinkski was nominated for a Grand Award for his role in My Name is Asher Lev.
Other Grand Award winning JTGR productions include Laughter on the 23rd Floor, Esther-The Musical, Golda's Balcony, Schmulnik's Waltz,
The Chosen, Chaim's Love Song, Denial, Lost in Yonkers, The Diary of Anne Frank,
The Fiddler's House, Conversations with My Father and
Remember by Name. Fiddler on the Roof, Door to Door, and
Social Security were honored with Grand Award nominations.
In 2006 and again in 2009, the company staged an original musical, Esther, The Musical,
written by local songwriter and playwright Lori Jacobs, which played to sold-out
houses and was also a Grand Award nominee in 2006.
are held at Spectrum Theater, 160
Fountain St. NE on the campus of Grand Rapids Community College. Spectrum Theatre
is also the home to GRCC Players, Actors' Theatre, and the Heritage