Washington DC Jewish Community Center

Locally Grown Festival: COLD NOVEMBER LIGHT
Theater J

Locally Grown Festival:
Community Supported Art From Our Own Garden Tj-locally grown

Theater J's new festival focusing on the thriving Washington DC playwright scene. Theater J’s dynamic new initiative translates these principles to DC’s burgeoning theatre scene, fostering the talent of DC playwrights through four mini-commissions, round-table discussions and readings throughout the summer and fall, culminating in staged readings throughout January and February.   Full line up below:


 

THE PROSTATE DIALOGUES
Written and Performed by John Spelman

Drawing from personal experience and interviews, Spelman explores the effects of prostate cancer and treatment on sexuality and relationships.

Tuesday, January 10 at 7:30 pm (in Rep with MARRIED SEX)
Tuesday, January 24 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, February 12 at 5:00 pm
Sunday, February 19 at 5:00 pm 

In the Aaron & Cecile Goldman Theater at the Washington DCJCC
Tickets: $10 (single) or $30 (festival pass) at theaterj.org or (202) 777-3210


THE HAMPTON YEARS

By Jacqueline Lawton
Directed by Otis Ramsey-Zoe, Dramaturged by Faedra C. Carpenter
Featuring Daniel Flint, Tricia Homer, Lolita Marie, Karen Novack, RaMond Thomas,  David Lamont Wilson and James Whalen

While WWII and segregation rage, Jewish professor Viktor Lowenfeld and students John Biggers and Samella Lewis struggle to create art at an all-black Virginia  college.

Monday, January 16 at 7:30 pm

In the Aaron & Cecile Goldman Theater at the Washington DCJCC
Tickets: $10 (single) or $30 (festival pass) at theaterj.org or (202) 777-3210


 

COLD NOVEMBER LIGHT

By Stephen Spotswood
Directed by Jessica Burgess, Dramaturged by Hannah Hessel
Featuring Gwen Grastorf and John Lescault

A difficult artist and his wheelchair-bound model form a surprising relationship in this two person drama which travels backwards in time.

Monday, January 23 at 7:30 pm

In the Aaron & Cecile Goldman Theater at the Washington DCJCC
Tickets: $10 (single) or $30 (festival pass) at theaterj.org or (202) 777-3210

 


HOT & COLD

By Gwydion Suilebhan
Directed by Eleanor Holdridge, Dramaturged by Grace Overbeke
Featuring James Flanagan, Heather Haney, Deborah Hazlett, John Lescault, Jennifer Mendenhall and Michael Russotto

Quarantine in a biohazard laboratory and Christmas in a suburban Jewish kitchen turn surreal and dangerous for two women facing pathogens that may be linked.

Monday, January 23 at 7:30 pm

In the Aaron & Cecile Goldman Theater at the Washington DCJCC
Tickets: $10 (single) or $30 (festival pass) at theaterj.org or (202) 777-3210


MARRIED SEX

Written and Performed by Laura Zam
Directed by Shirley Serotsky

Tuesday, January 10 at 7:30 pm (In Rep with THE PROSTATE DIALOGUES)
Monday, February 13 at 7:30 pm

In the Aaron & Cecile Goldman Theater at the Washington DCJCC

A newlywed explores the world of spiritual gurus, sex therapists, tantric masters and hypnotists to understand her marriage, her body and her past.

Tickets: $10 (single) or $30 (festival pass) at theaterj.org or (202) 777-3210



Date:
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Address:
1529 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20036


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