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Gallery Players produces theater of the highest artistic expression, reflecting a Jewish perspective while exploring our common humanity. Building on its rich history, Gallery Players strives to challenge and inspire audiences and artists alike.

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2019-20 UPCOMING AUDITIONS ›

Since 1948, Gallery Players has been Central Ohio’s Premier Community Theater. We hold open auditions year-round for actors of all ages, abilities, backgrounds and experience levels.

JEWISH THEATER LAB is Gallery Players new staged reading series in which we showcase emerging writers and new Jewish plays. 

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GALLERY PLAYERS 71ST SEASON PRODUCTIONS ›

SHE LOVES ME
Book by Joe Masteroff, with music by Jerry Bock & lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

March 7-22, 2020 | From the creative team behind Fiddler on the Roof, this delightful musical tells the story of Georg and Amalia, bickering co-workers at a Budapest perfume store who have no idea that each is the other’s romantic pen pal. Based on a play that became both the Jimmy Stewart movie The Shop Around the Corner and the ‘90s classic You’ve Got Mail, She Loves Me is a charming romantic comedy about idealism and the promise of true love, guaranteed to lift your spirits and leave you grinning. Two-act musical appropriate for elementary school and up.

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Sat 3/7 at 8:00P | Sun 3/8 at 2:30P | Thurs 3/12 at 7:30P | Sat 3/14 at 8:00P | Sun 3/15 at 2:30P | Thurs 3/19 at 7:30P | Sat 3/21 at 8:00P | Sun 3/22 at 2:30P

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AMADEUS
By Peter Shaffer

May 2-17, 2020 | Adapted into the 1984 Academy Award winning Best Picture, this celebrated play is a riveting exploration of jealousy, ambition, and madness. Antonio Salieri believes that his success as a composer in the royal court is the result of divine favor… until he encounters Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a profane man whose sublime talent makes Salieri’s own gifts pale in comparison. Determined to elevate his own stature, and convinced the creator is mocking him, Salieri plots revenge. Two-act play with mature content and recorded music, appropriate for teens and up.

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Sat 5/2 at 8:00P | Sun 5/3 at 2:30P | Sat 5/9 at 8:00P | Sun 5/10 at 2:30P | Sat 5/16 at 8:00P | Sun 5/17 at 2:30P 

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EVENT POSTPONED

OLD COLUMBUS JEWS TELLING JOKES POSTPONED
TBD
Join us for a night of comedy, cocktails, and community. Come out and tell your favorite jokes!

Open Beer & Wine Bar • 7-8pm
Dessert reception following the show

$40 per ticket
$35 per ticket for groups of ten or more with reserved table.

Contact Giselle Siegel at 614-559-6248 to purchase a reserved table of 10 at the discounted price!

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DRIVING MISS DAISY
By Alfred Uhry

Set in Atlanta, 1948, this Pulitzer Prize winning play and Academy Award winner for Best Picture is the uplifting story of Daisy, a retired Jewish schoolteacher, and her African-American chauffeur, Hoke. As different as they first seem, their time together reveals a deep affection for each other, born in part from their shared experiences as minorities in a post-war South that simmers with violence. By turns hilarious and deeply moving, the relationship between Daisy and Hoke is a testament to the life-altering power of friendship. One-act play appropriate for middle school and up.

A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER
Book & lyrics by Robert L. Freedman, music & lyrics by Steven Lutvak

December 7-22, 2019 | This Central Ohio premiere of the 2014 Tony Award- winner for best new musical is a riotous comedy about murder and ambition. When Monty Navarro discovers that he is ninth in line to be Earl of Highhurst, he sets about bumping off the eight members of the D’Ysquith family who stand in his way– all of whom are played by a single actor! Making things stickier are the affections of two dramatically different ladies, the conniving Sibella and the earnest Phoebe. Two-act musical with some mature content, appropriate for teens and up.

SHOWTIMES »
Sat 12/7 at 8:00P | Sun 12/8 at 2:30P
Thurs 12/12 at 7:30P | Sat 12/14 at 8:00P
Sun 12/15 at 2:30P | Thurs 12/19 at 7:30P
Sat 12/21 at 8:00P | Sun 12/22 at 2:30P

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SUPPORT ›

Gallery Players is funded by the Lenore Schottenstein and Community Jewish Arts Fund of the Columbus Jewish Foundation, A JewishColumbus Partner and in partnership with Greater Columbus Arts Council

DONATIONS & SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES ›

Galley Players is a unique cultural asset to the Columbus arts landscape and would not be possible without the generosity of donors like you! We invite you to view the sponsorship opportunities below to determine how you would like to support our upcoming season.We will work with you to make a sponsorship package that fits the needs of your organization, and positively position you with the Gallery Players audience and the 7500+ members of the JCC.

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As an alternative, to become a Sponsor of Gallery Players or a Patron of the Arts please contact Anna Shabtay at ashabtay@columbusjcc.org or at 614-559-6202.

CONTACT ›

GISELLE SIEGEL
Gallery Players Artistic Director
gsiegel@columbusjcc.org
(614) 559-6233  

MELANIE BUTTER
Chief Program Officer
mbutter@columbusjcc.org
(614) 559-6233

ANNA SHABTAY
Chief Advancement Officer
ashabtay@columbusjcc.org
(614) 559-6202


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