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Theater J at Goldman Theater
1529 Sixteenth Street, NW Washington, DC 20036
202-777-3210
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Eat before you see the show. For a quick meal, check out Ansterdam Falafel on 14th St. super yummy and cheap!
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We had made a reservation at Kramer Books' Afterwords. Good food, seasonal menu, informal but capable service. 5:30 or 6 p.m. will give you enough time for dinner before you walk to the theater for a 7:30 curtain.
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attended Sep 10 2014

Excellent new, modern production. Great fun. Shayna Blass (Yentl-Anshel) was terrific and totally believable as a Yeshiva boy, much more so than Barbara Streisand. The very good and versatile cast not only acted, but also sang, danced and...continued

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4 stars
attended Sep 19 2014

It seemed very forced, about a lesbian or bisexual. Did not feel true to Singer (author of story).
Liked Streisand movie much more.
Music also out of place.

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Website

http://washingtondcjcc.org/center-for-arts/theater-j/on-stage/14-15...

Description

Sept. 7, 2014 at 3:00pm: Post-Show Discussion — A Cultural History of Yentl, the Yeshiva Boy

Sept. 18, 2014 at 7:30pm: Cast Talkback

Oct. 5, 2014 at 7:30pm: Post-Show Discussion — “Lilith Meets Yentl: Jewish Feminism”

Running Time: Two hours and 30 minutes with a 15-minute intermission.

This production features Shayna Blass, Aaron Bliden, Joe Brack, Michael Kevin Darnall, Judith Ingber, Brandon McCoy, Amy McWilliams, Sasha Olinick, Shane O’Loughlin, Shanta Parasuraman, Jesse Terrill, Sara Dabney Tisdale and Lindsay Elizabeth Williams.

About the Ticket Supplier: Theater J

Theater J has emerged as one of the most distinctive, progressive and respected Jewish theaters in North America by virtue of its ambitious range of programming and the bold, imaginative artistry of its playwrights, directors, designers and actors. A program of the Washington DC Jewish Community Center, Theater J works in frequent collaboration with other components of the Washington DCJCC’s Morris Cafritz Center for the Arts: the Washington Jewish Film Festival, and the Literary and Music Department.