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OH MY GOD 
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OH MY GOD, by Anat Gov

Oh My GodOctober 13-25
Presented in collaboration with Mildred’s Umbrella Theatre Company, with the support of the Consulate General to Israel in Houston 

OH MY GOD is a dark comedy that explores what could happen if God walked into a therapist’s office. Ella, a psychotherapist with problems of her own, has a turbulent relationship with God. Imagine her skepticism, anger and fear when God chooses her, insisting she help him solve his problems in just one hour. 

Directed by Amelia Rico, and filmed by Ricornel Productions, OH MY GOD features Sammi Sicinski and Rhett Martinez, reprising their roles from the 2019 reading performance. 

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outrageously provocative script that showcases the best of contemporary Israeli art.” - Art Fuse

“Regardless of belief, Oh My God is a fascinating discussion of faith in a secular society between a woman of science and the immortal symbol of Faith with a message that we all possess the ability to change and improve. Even God.- Broadway World 

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Theatre Recommendations

The Evelyn Rubenstein JCC Theatre Committee wants to see our community enjoy Jewish theatre from the comfort of your home.  The committee highly recommends a few shows being offered by The Jewish Repertory Theater (JRT).  JRT  is a program of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo. Founded in 2002, the JRT is a professional theatre whose mission is to present high quality plays grounded in Jewish life, themes, and values.  Tickets for these shows can be purchased at jewishrepertorytheatre.com/tickets

Bar Mitzvah Boy
by Mark Leiren Young
November 5-25
A non-observant Jewish grandfather/successful divorce attorney decides he needs to have a Bar Mitzvah ASAP and finds his faith during study with a Rabbi who seems to be losing hers.  A heartfelt comedy/drama that explores faith, religion and what It means to be part of a community. 

Exquisite Potential
by Stephen Kaplan
January 7-27, 2021
All parents think their children are brilliant, Alan Zuckerman just happens to think his 3-year old son, David is the Messiah.  Thirty years ago, Alan and his wife, Laura, visited their rabbi to verify David’s possible divine nature.  Thirty years later, everyone older and wiser, it appears that dad might have been onto something. 

Beau Jest
By James Sherman
March 11-31, 2021
What's a nice Jewish girl to do when her parents expect her to marry a nice Jewish doctor even though she’s already in love with another man? Hiring an actor to play her imaginary beau in front of the family seemed like a good idea until the charade is a little too successful and the “hired” boyfriend begins to capture her heart.
 

Theatre at the J is funded in part by the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.

 
For more information on the programs listed above, please contact Amy Rahmani at arahmani@erjcchouston.org or 713.595.8197.

Interested in volunteering? Please contact Jasmine Mueller at jmueller@erjcchouston.org or 713.551.7215.