Why Give

Culturally-specific theater companies like Theater J are critical to ensuring that a diverse and vibrant range of voices are heard in our community. As we bring back live theater, your gift can help ensure that our theater illuminates, examines, and celebrates central questions resonating with Jewish and non-Jewish audiences alike. Your support makes our work possible: 54% of Theater J’s budget is provided by generous donors like you.

Generous supporters like you have built Theater J into a home for powerful plays of resilience and empathy. Theater J is dedicated to producing work that illuminates ethical questions of our time, examines the changing landscape of Jewish identities, and celebrates intercultural experiences. It is because of you: our community, our audience, our supporters, that Theater J has grown to be “the nation’s most prominent Jewish theater” (American Theatre Magazine).

Amplify your impact and support Theater J today.

    Where Does My Gift Go?

As of 2015-2016 Season

Operational Expenses: Management staff, training, office supplies, etc.
Artistic & Production Expenses: Actors, directors, designers, set materials, costumes, lighting, artistic and production staff.
Facilities: Rental for our scene shop.

Impact Stories

Louis Delair, Jr, Subscriber

“I have found the emotional investment that I make as an audience member a personal and revelatory experience…”

Rich and James Peterson, Subscribers

“What attracts us to Theater J are the first rate, thought-provoking plays that explore topics germane to contemporary issues, such as social justice and its relevance to Jewish culture.”

Susan Rome, Actor

“It is a true artistic home for me. I’m passionate about its mission, and when I come here, I feel as though I am with family…”