New Jewish Theatre

2 Millstone Campus Dr
St. Louis, MO 63146

Edward Coffield, Artistic Director-Producer

NJT Mission –
The New Jewish Theatre is dedicated to the exploration of Jewish themes, issues, and writers, as well as the examination of the full range of the human experience. We believe that through theatre we can enrich lives, build community, promote inclusivity and create meaningful Jewish experiences.

2019-20 Season

Brighton Beach Memoirs
by Neil Simon
Directed by Alan Knoll
October 10 – 27

Fully Committed
By Becky Mode
Directed by Ellie Schwetye
December 5 – 23

My Name is Asher Lev
By Aaron Posner Adapted from the novel by Chaim Potok
January 23 – February 9

We are the Levinsons
By Wendy Kout
Directed by Jennifer Wintzer
March 19 – April 5 (Currently postponed)

Putting it Together
By Stephen Sondheim & Julia McKenzie
Directed by Ben Nordstrom
Musical Direction by Charlie Mueller
Choreography  by Ellen Isom
May 7- 24 (Currently postponed)

2020-21 Season

Crossing Delancey
By Susan Sandler
Directed by Nancy Bell
October 15 – November 1

Talley’s Folly
By Lanford Wilson
Directed by Sarah Whitney
December 3-20

Gloria: A Life
By Emily Mann
Directed by Ellie Schwetye
January 21 – February 7

Fires in the Mirror -Crown Heights, Brooklyn, and other identities
By Anna Deavere Smith
Directed by Amelia Acosta Powell
April 8 -25

They’re Playing Our Song
By Neil Simon, Marvin Hamlisch, and Carol Bayer Sager
Directed by Grace Austin
Musical Direction Jeffrey Carter
Choreography  Joseph Oliveri


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