A Stellar Arts & Cultural Season at the Levis JCC Phyllis & Harvey Sandler Center Continues

Boca Raton, FL (December 20, 2018) – The Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center’s Sandler Center is excited to continue its powerful season line-up at its black box stage theater in the new year.  “Theater at the J” presents professional musicals, comedy, drama and cabaret performances and has quickly become a destination for theater lovers in the West part of South Palm Beach County. 

The Winter/Spring line-up is a true testament to the range in subject matters presented by “Theater at the J.”

January 10 – 27:

A Shayna Maidel – Shortly before World War II, Rose Weiss and her father escaped Poland for America but were forced to leave Rose’s sister Lusia and her mother behind.  When the two sisters reunite in New York City many years later, Rose is confronted by an older sister who, having survived the horrors of war overseas, now seems nothing more than a stranger.  Lusia, haunted by vivid memories of her past – struggles to connect with a family she’s never known and to believe in the potential of life in a new land.  A Shayna Maidel explores family, faith, and forgiveness in the pursuit of a better future.  Showtimes and dates are as follows: Wednesdays, January 16, 23 at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, January 10at 7:30 p.m.; Thursdays, January 17, 24 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Saturdays, January 12, 19 at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays, January 13, 20, 27 at 2 p.m.  Tickets: $30 – $40.

February 2 and 3 ONLY:

Til Death Do Us Part…You First! – Peter Fogel, the National Touring star of “My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish & I’m in Therapy!” brings his critically acclaimed hilarious multi-media show to the Levis JCC Sandler Center. “Til Death Do Us Part…You First!” True Confessions about Marriage, Sex, & Other things that end prematurely is a must-see!  Showtimes and dates are as follows:  Saturday, February 2 at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, February 3 at 2 p.m.  Tickets: $28 – $36. 

February 21 – March 9:

Promises, Promises – Neil Simon and Burt Bacharach’s hot musical comedy.  Chuck Baxter, an ambitious employee, is on his way up.  A bachelor, he has what some of his colleagues’ desire – an apartment for hanky-panky.  With the promise of promotion dangled before him, Chuck lends the senior executives his place for their extramarital trysts, but he becomes more than a little conflicted when he learns that Fran Kubelik, the object of his affection, is the mistress of his boss, the man who holds the key to both Chuck’s flat and his future.  Hit songs include: A House is not A Home, I Say a Little Prayer, I’ll Never Fall In Love Again, and Promises, Promises.  Showtimes and dates are as follows:  Thursdays, February 21, 28 at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, March 7 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Saturdays, February 23, March 2, 9 at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays, February 24, March 3 at 2 p.m. Tickets: $30 – $40.

March 14 – 24:

Crossing Delancey – Thirty-something Isabel “Izzy” Grossman spends her time going from her tiny, solitary West Side apartment to her Bubbie’s apartment on the Lower East Side.  In between, Izzy is building a glowing reputation at the swank bookstore where she works and pining for Tyler, a handsome local author.  When Izzy’s irascible Bubbie brings in Hannah the matchmaker, the emancipated modern young woman recoils from such an outdated way of dating – but Hannah the yenta still has a trick or two left with her old world ways.  Enter Sam, the young pickle merchant.  When neither pickle man nor writer us what Izzy thought he would be, her initial reluctance gives way to a blossoming romance.  Showtimes and dates are as follows: Thursday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, March 21 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Saturdays, March 16, 23 at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays, March 17, 24 at 2 p.m.  Tickets: $30 – $40.

“Theater at the J” productions are presented by the Levis JCC Sandler Center, located at 21050 95th Avenue S. (off Glades Road between Lyons Road and US 441) in Boca Raton.  To purchase tickets, visit the Levis JCC Box Office or call 561-558-2512.  These professional theater productions feature preferred seating, concessions, and no service charges. Online, VIP and group ticket sales available.

For additional information, contact 561.558.2520 or visit levisjcc.org/culture.

About the Levis JCC Sandler Center
The Levis JCC’s Phyllis & Harvey Sandler Center, which highlights renowned talent from artists and actors to authors and so much more, gives adults of all ages and faiths an opportunity to connect with others who share similar interests in continuing education, travel and social events. Learn more at levisjcc.org/culture.

About the Levis JCC
The Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center is the cornerstone of the South Palm Beach County Jewish community and a place for thousands to connect each year. promotes and enhances Jewish culture, heritage, and values through educational, spiritual, social, wellness and recreational programs for individuals of all ages. With a preschool, summer camp, family activities, athletics, cultural arts, adult enrichment, and special needs programming, as well as a Thrift Shop for bargain hunters, the Levis JCC offers something for everyone. Learn more at levisjcc.org.