The Braid (formerly Jewish Women's Theatre) presents unique staged storytelling experiences featuring poems, plays, songs and more from voices of all ages and backgrounds.
Episode #60: “Belonging” – a Fall Party Preview
Ready to kick off our 14th season? We sure are! JOIN US on October 10 for our special event, Welcome Back(ish) Fall Party @ 1:30 pm PT / 4:30 pm ET Live on Zoom. On this episode, hear a brand new recording of "Belonging," a story that debuted at our 2020 fall party, written and [...]
Episode #59: “That One Was Really Personal” with Jasmine Curry
Frequent cast member and audience favorite Jasmine Curry shares stories from a life of adapting to unexpected turns. What was it like behind-the-scenes to pivot an in-person Salon show into the uncharted Zoom frontier? How has she made virtual improv comedy work without hearing the laughter of an audience? And at the very moment her [...]
Episode #58: Meet David Chiu, Our New Staff Member!
On this episode, get to know The Braid's new Marketing & Communications Manager, David Chiu! Who would have thought that on this episode, two male staff members of The Braid (formerly Jewish Women's Theatre) would be discussing Paul Greengrass films, Sigourney Weaver's Oscar nomination for Aliens, and 19th century mythical changelings in Ireland. Oh! And [...]
Episode #57: Audio Replay of Ellen Harper Event
In case you missed it, a free-wheeling conversation with ELLEN HARPER: singer-songwriter, folk music historian, and Jewish mom to famed recording artist Ben Harper. She'll reveal intimate insights about famed musicians like Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, and Pete Seeger. In addition, she'll share her own struggles with the anti-Semitism her family faced and the racism [...]
Episode #56: Preview – Stories from the Violins of Hope
Click Here for tickets and more info The Holocaust had silenced them… until an extraordinary violin-maker brought their voices back to life, and to the world. Seven actors will bring to life the extraordinary story of violins played in ghettos, forests and concentration camps... and of the passionate Israeli violin maker determined to restore them. [...]
Episode #55: Audio Replay of Leonard Cohen Tribute
In case you missed it, Celebrate the Festival of Lights with a Tribute to Music and Literary Legend LEONARD COHEN. In conversation with Michael Posner, author of Leonard Cohen, Untold Stories: The Early Years (Book #1 of Leonard Cohen, Untold Stories. A 3 volume series.) Plus an unforgettable performance of Cohen classics by Broadway star [...]
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This is such a hidden gem! Great conversations about a unique theater format with really interesting guests and a broad range of topics relating to contemporary Jewish life and art. Try it!
Where jewish meets art!
Great stories and exposure to emerging artists!