Hometown New York Actress Returns to Star in Funny Girl

Posted By: Elise Skaggs on Nov 15, 2018  

Hometown New York Actress Returns to Star in Funny Girl A familiar face returns to the stage that started her career for Gallery Players production of Funny Girl. Paula Shtein has spent the past year and a half in New York City with an active career starring in a national tour. But before she took …

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Remembering a Gallery Players Legend

Posted By: Elise Skaggs on Aug 30, 2018  

Remembering a Gallery Players Legend Marvin H. Bonowitz November 23, 1927 – August 20, 2018 Seventy years ago, a small dedicated group of theater lovers came together to create Gallery Players – the only theater group in Columbus open and welcome to all. One of the fundamental voices driving this mission was Marvin Bonowitz. Actively …

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Remembering the Past: Miller’s Vichy Still Rings True

Posted By: Elise Skaggs on Apr 19, 2018  

Remembering the Past: Miller’s Vichy Still Rings True It is blatantly clear how Gallery Players’ next production, Arthur Miller’s Incident at Vichy, exemplifies its mission of highlighting the Jewish experience. A Jewish playwright depicts a story that takes place in Nazi-occupied France during the Holocaust. It’s a story told a thousand times in a thousand …

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Gallery Players Presents Side Show

Posted By: Elise Skaggs on Feb 22, 2018  

REGIONAL PREMIERE SHOWCASES SISTERLY BOND The upcoming production of Gallery Players’ 69th season, Side Show, is a poignant and profound true story of Daisy and Violet Hilton, conjoined twins who found fame in early 20th century American vaudeville circuits. A regional premiere, Side Show is the moving portrait of two women literally joined at the …

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2018 JCC Gala Celebrates Members

Posted By: Elise Skaggs on Feb 08, 2018  

There’s something about this place! There’s something about this place…a place that welcomes with open arms all people and provides programming, education, and events celebrating Jewish culture. And that is probably why there are over forty current member families who have belonged to the JCC (Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus) for 50 years or …

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Announcing: The Scheer Family Gallery Players Theater Fund

Posted By: Elise Skaggs on Feb 01, 2018  

The Scheer Family Gallery Players Theater Fund A new JCC name fund has been established by long-time Gallery Players patrons and members Pam and Ira Scheer to provide maintenance and upkeep of the Roth/Resler Theater. The Scheer Family Gallery Players Theater Fund will help acquire equipment and provide repairs and updates to the theater. The …

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Oliver! Opens December 2

Posted By: Elise Skaggs on Nov 30, 2017  

OLIVER! PROMISES EXCITEMENT AND FAMILY FUN Oliver!, Gallery Players second production of its 69th season, opens December 2 at 8:00 p.m in the Roth/Resler Theater at the JCC College Ave. Cast members ages seven to 77 will sing, act, and dance familiar tunes to the well-loved story of Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens reimagined in …

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Jewish Film Festival Runs through November 20

Posted By: Elise Skaggs on Nov 09, 2017  

JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL CONTINUES WITH SCREENINGS The 13th Annual Columbus Jewish Film Festival continues this weekend and next week with ten more opportunities to catch the best in international and independent films playing throughout the Columbus area. Documentaries include Monsieur Mayonnaise on November 9 at 7:00 p.m. at the Columbus Museum of Art. The film …

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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead opens Oct. 21

Posted By: Elise Skaggs on Oct 10, 2017  

GALLERY PLAYERS SEASON OPENS WITH TONY AWARD WINNER    With its usual passion, high-caliber acting, and diverse programming, Gallery Players opens its 69th season with Tom Stoppard’s best known work Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead. On October 21 at 8:00 p.m. in the Roth/Resler Theater at the JCC, actors and community members alike take the …

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2017 Jewish Film Festival

Posted By: Elise Skaggs on Sep 28, 2017  

ESTABLISHED FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS FOR 13TH SEASON With more movies, guest speakers, venues, and entertainment than ever before, the Columbus Jewish Film Festival (CJFF) kicks off its 13th season of 13 current, cinematic films on Sunday, November 5 with an opening night extravaganza. Hosted at the Lincoln Theater at 6:30 p.m., the event will screen …

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