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Welcome to Jewish Theatre

Founded in 1992, Jewish Theatre Grand Rapids is dedicated to presenting quality theatrical productions with Jewish themes that are universal in appeal. In doing so, we hope to enrich the Jewish experience in West Michigan, and inform, educate, and engage both the Jewish and non-Jewish community. You don't have to be Jewish to enjoy Jewish Theatre! It's live theatre to learn, love and laugh with!

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Our Next Production

Miracle3 Web

October 10, 11, 13, 17, 18, 20, 2018 @ 8 p.m.
October 14, 21, 2018 @ 3 p.m.

GRCC Spectrum Theatre - Second Floor Black Box
160 Fountain St.NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505

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Season ticket holders, students, and other discounts should call the Box Office directly to make reservations.

Box Office: 616-234-3946
Mon. - Fri. 1 - 5 p.m.

JTGR accepts VISA and MasterCard


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Ticket/Show Information

1Productions are held at Spectrum Theater, 160 Fountain St. NE on the campus of Grand Rapids Community College.

2Most JTGR productions run on Thursdays and Saturday evenings at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Due to the smaller venue of the Black Box Theatre at Spectrum Theatre, the September production has 2 additional performances at 8 p.m. on the Wednesdays during the run.

Ticktets Prices
General admission: $25
Senior Citizens (62+): $23
Student: $8 with ID
Final Dress Rehearsal (Call for Details): $5
Group Rates available (10 or more people, advance tickets only)

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Audition Info

All auditions are held at Spectrum Theatre, 160 Fountain St. NE on the campus of Grand Rapids Community College, unless otherwise noted. Sunday auditions at 2 p.m., Monday night at 7 p.m.

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History

Past Productions

See a list of our Past Productions

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Get Involved

1We welcome volunteers. Each production requires many hands to become reality. If you would like to join our Mishpacha (family), use the Volunteer page to let us know! Whether it is ushering, helping with refreshments, distributing publicity or assisting backstage, every volunteer counts!

2If you would like to be added to our mailing list to receive information about our productions, use the contact page to provide us with your mailing information.

Testimonials

  • "Local theater at its best. Truly Grand Rapids' hidden gem"

    -- Amber Brandt    April 10, 2016
  • "We saw "For This Moment Alone" last night. What an outstanding production; very thoughtful with richly dimensional characters fully portrayed. Freddie's eyes are a story unto themselves. Special kudos to Christian Poquette whose set design is almost a replica of my Bubbie's home from when I was a kid growing up in Toronto in the early '50s."

    -- Dave Kagan    April 2016
  • "I found "For This Moment Alone" very poignant with tension-relieving humor and a thoughtful ending."

    -- Celeste Gerke    April 2016
  • "Jewish Theatre Grand Rapids presents a variety of quality productions with enduring messages, excellent staging, acting and directing. (Seldom is there a miss in the years I have attended.) Certainly at least on a par with the best in town, even some with better budgets and bigger hype. The "The Whipping Man" was one of the most emotionally charged plays I've ever seen. Thankfully there were talkbacks after the performances to vent some of the strong feelings the play brought to the surface. Jewish Theatre is the only ethnic theatre addressing universal themes in a Jewish context. See for yourself soon."

    -- Bruce Roller    January 2, 1014
  • ""A Happy End" - It was a good performance last night! Very timely. We always enjoy JTGR performances. You bring some thought-provoking performances to town."

    -- Eric Soya    September 2017

Latest News

  • 2018 Grand Award Nominations Announced

    Jewish Theatre Grand Rapids is thrilled to announce SEVEN Grand Award nomination for 2018! Mazel Tov to:

    • Michelle Urbane, nominated for Outstanding Direction of a Play for "Torch Song Trilogy," by Harvey Fierstein.
    • "Torch Song Trilogy," by Harvey Fierstein for Outsanding Play.
    • Shane German as Arnold Beckoff in "Torch Song Trilogy," by Harvey Fierstein, nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play.
    • Lori Jacobs as Olive in "Olive and the Bitter Herbs," by Charles Busch, nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play.
    • Isaac Thorenson as David in "Torch Song Trilogy," by Harvey Fierstein, nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Play.
    • Bernice Houseward as Mrs. Beckoff in "Torch Song Trilogy," by Harvey Fierstein, nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play.
    • Shavonne T. Coleman as Wendy in "Olive and the Bitter Herbs," by Charles Busch, nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play.
    The 22nd Annual Grand Awards Ceremony will be held at Fountain Street Church on Sunday, October 21, 2019 beginning at 6 p.m. See the Grand Awards Facebook page for ticket information.

    Updated: 9.25.2018