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The last date listed for Jewtopia was Saturday July 30, 2011 / 8:00pm.
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Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Neil Simon follows the fish-out-of-water adventures of 20-year-old Eugene Jerome, the naive and lovable Brooklyn kid from Brighton Beach Memoirs, as he arrives in Biloxi, Mississippi for basic training in 1943. That's where he encounters an odd and eclectic group of fellow recruits -- not to mention a sadistic drill sergeant -- and has his first tentative experiences with love. Now in its 10th anniversary season, Repertory East Playhouse stages the show that starred Matthew Broderick in both its Tony-winning Broadway run and the 1988 film adaptation. Learn More
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A play about Jewish culture as seen from the eyes of two men on the dating scene. The theater is small and intimate. The acting was good overall, but found the character actors were outstanding. The content of the play was a little cliched. Was not "wowed" by the play, but was fun to watch.
Jewtopia, written by Bryan Fogel and Sam Wolfson, is a comedy where stereotypes collide, cultures clash and chaos ensues! The production, sponsored by Geotechnologies Inc., and directed by REP newcomer Marlowe Weisman, is the longest running comedy ever to come out of Los Angeles.
Jewtopia tells the story of two 30 year old single men, Chris O’Connell and Adam Lipschitz. Chris, a gentile, wants to marry a Jewish girl so he’ll never have to make another decision. Adam Lipschitz, a Jew, wants to marry a Jewish girl to please his family, but can’t get a date to save his life. After meeting at a Jewish singles mixer, Adam and Chris form a secret pact. Chris promises that he will help Adam find the Jewish girl of his dreams and show him “Jewtopia”, but only if Adam will help Chris shed his gentile-ness and bring him undercover into the Jewish world.
“We have been waiting for two years to do this show. And trust me, it’s laugh out loud funny. This is one comedy you don’t want to miss”, exclaims REP Co-Artistic Director, Ovington Michael Owston.
About the Ticket Supplier: Repertory East Playhouse
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