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  Bar Mitzvah Boy at Miles Memorial Playhouse

Bar Mitzvah Boy

Miles Memorial Playhouse
1130 Lincoln Blvd Santa Monica

Joey Brant is a Jewish divorce lawyer in his 60s. He has never had a bar mitzvah ceremony. He feels the need to get one now, before his grandson has his bar mitzvah. For reasons which will become clear in the story, Joey’s bar mitzvah ceremony must take place at the synagogue he attended five decades ago. Joey, a thoroughly secularized man, must now re-connect with the faith of his ancestors. He promptly alienates the synagogue’s regular instructor, which means that Joey must now go to the temple’s rabbi for his bar mitzvah lessons. Rabbi Michael Levitz-Sharon, a woman, finds her faith challenged at the same time that Joey is rediscovering his spiritual roots. her 11-year-old devoutly Jewish daughter has contracted terminal cancer. The daughter, Rachel, wants nothing more than to live long enough to be bat-mitzvahed. The impending tragedy is taking its toll on Rabbi Michael’s marriage. Will Joey at long last have his bar mitzvah and find his faith? Can Rabbi Michael retain her beliefs?

Mar 21 - May 12, 2019

Thursdays: 8:00pm
Fridays: 8:00pm
Saturdays:
Sundays: 2:00pm



Price: $30-$35

Show Type: Drama

www.milesplayhouse.org




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