Unknown Stories of Biblical Proportions
May 18-June 3, 2014
Any preconceptions are sure to be upended with this hilarious and provocative evening of stories, song and surprising moments that use bible stories and sacred texts to reveal truths about our lives today.
Produced by Ronda Spinak
Directed by Susan Morgenstern
Dramaturge Lisa Rosenbaum
Associate Producers: Susie Yure´ and Rose Ziff
Welcome ~ Ronda Spinak, JWT Artistic Director
Barbara Koletsky, JWT Producer
Liz Altman, JWT Producer
Where You Go
Music and lyrics by Kimberly Haynes. Performed by Kimberly Haynes; accompanied by Marla (Miriam) Leigh Goldstein
Almost a Sacrifice
Written by Liz Altman. Performed by Amy Greenspan
The Urge to Decorate
Written by Rabbi Deborah Silver. Performed by Lisa Robins
Written by Lisa Rosenbaum. Performed by Lauren Aboulafia, Lisa Robins, Amy Greenspan, and Robert Trebor.
Betrayal in the Beit Midrash
Written and performed by Andrea Hodos.
Abby Waits for David at the Beverly Hills Hotel
Written by Eve Brandstein. Performed by Lauren Aboulafia
Oscar De La Renta and Mom
Written by Esther Amini. Performed by Amy Greenspan, Lisa Robins, and Robert Trebor
Pyramids to Goldmines
Written by Janice Kamenir-Reznik. Performed by Lisa Robins and Robert Trebor
A Jew by Choice
Written by Jill Solloway. Performed by Lauren Aboulafia
Not That Jewish
A Commission of JWT written and performed by Monica Piper or Shelly Goldstein.
Barbra Streisand, Sharon Stone, Justin Timberlake, Anne Hathaway, LL Cool J, Jane Fonda, Garry Marshall, Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, and Yoko Ono. She wrote the book for the disco musical Last Dance, which work shopped on Broadway, and directed the critically acclaimed hit comedy The Vic & Paul Show in L.A. and Chicago.
Susie Yure´is ready for check in
Kimberly Haynes in a pensive moment pre-show
Susan Moregenstern directs last minute rehearsal
Musician Marla Leigh Goldstein warms up before the show