Upcoming Ticketed Events

 

JCompany Presents Ragtime

Performances: May 12 - 21, 2017
Ragtime is a compelling epic capturing the American experience at the turn of the 20th century. Tracking three diverse families in pursuit of the American dream in its volatile "melting pot"; together, they discover the surprising interconnections of the human heart, the limitations of justice and the unsettling consequences when dreams are permanently deferred. Featuring many of the historical figures that built and shaped this time period, this musical sweeps across the diversity of the American experience to create a stirring epic that captures the beats of the American experience past and present. Featuring a LIVE 24-Piece Full Symphonic orchestra!
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JCompany Presents Ragtime Price: $19;  JCC Member Price: $17


5 Minute Play Festival

Monday, May 22, 2017
7:00-9:00 PM

Don't miss the 4th annual showcase of original short plays written by national talent selected from more than 50 entries! You'll get a taste of comedies, tragedies and everything in between as professional San Diego actors, under the stellar direction of D. Candis Paule, transform scripts into a staged reading, showcasing fresh, new playwrights that speak to Jewish identity, cultural experiences and values.

This is an evening of laughter, inspiration and thought-provoking questions presented by "Straight From the Page."

5 Minute Play Festival Price: $18;  JCC Member Price: $15 Add to Cart


The Pulitzer at 100

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 • 7:00 P.M.
Oscar and Emmy Award winning director Kirk Simon (Strangers No More, Masterclass) brings us this fascinating documentary to honor the centennial and rich history of the Pulitzer Prize. First awarded in 1917, the Pulitzer Prize is the legacy of Jewish-Hungarian immigrant and newspaperman Joseph Pulitzer. The film is told through riveting stories of artists, journalists, authors and composers who have won the prestigious prize. These include Carl Bernstein, Thomas Friedman, Toni Morrison, Michael Chabon, Tony Kushner, Wynton Marsalis, David Crosby, and so many more. With Pulitzer work read by some of the most compelling voices of our time, ranging from Helen Mirren and Natalie Portman to Liev Schreiber and John Lithgow, the film will leave you feeling inspired!
Kirk Simon | 91 mins | USA | 2016 | Documentary | Southern California Premiere
Price: $15.25; JCC Member Price: $13.25
SDJFF Underwriters RSVP to (858) 362-1330
or shannonm@lfjcc.org

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