BLUEBARN Theatre Announces Regional Premiere of BAD JEWS by Joshua Elias Harmon

BLUEBARN Theatre Announces Regional Premiere of BAD JEWS by Joshua Elias Harmon

The BLUEBARN Theatre continues Season 26 with the regional premiere of the razor-sharp comedy, Bad Jews. The play opens Thursday, February 19th and runs through Saturday, March 14th,2015. BLUEBARN Producing Artistic Director Susan Clement-Toberer directs, with scenic design by Martin Scott Marchitto, lighting design by Carol Wisner, costume design by Wesley Pourier, sound design by Craig Marsh, and properties design by Amy Reiner.

Shows run Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday March 1st and 8th at 6 p.m. Single tickets for Bad Jews are $30 for adults; and $25 for students, seniors 65+, TAG members, and groups of 10 or more.

Thursday, March 12 is a Young Professional night. Tickets for YPs are $25.

Bad Jews is generously sponsored by Anonymous, Jannette J. Davis, Dr. Kerry Dobson and Bruce Reneaud, and Rich and Fran Juro.


Described as a comedy about the holy and the holier-than-thou, Bad Jews is the story of Daphna Feygenbaum, a “Real Jew” with an Israeli boyfriend she met on a Birthright tour. When Daphna’s cousin Liam brings home his shiksa girlfriend Melody and declares ownership of their grandfather’s Chai necklace, a vicious and hilarious brawl over family, faith, and legacy ensues. Bad Jews makes it regional premiere at the BLUEBARN Theatre.

About the stars of BAD JEWS

Bad Jews showcases the talents of 4 young bright stars of the Omaha theatre community. Jonathan Purcell (“Liam”) returns to the stage after opening our season in David Mamet’s gritty American Buffalo. Rounding out the cast are 3 newcomers making their BLUEBARN debut: Megan Friend as “Daphna”, Jon Roberson as “Jonah”, and Sydney Readman as “Melody.”

About The BLUEBARN Theatre

The BLUEBARN Theatre has been bringing professionally-produced plays to area audiences since 1989. Since its inception, BLUEBARN has produced over 100 plays and has established itself as Omaha’s professional contemporary theatre company. Striving to bring artistically significant scripts and professional production values to Omaha and the surrounding region, BLUEBARN is known for high-quality entertainment and the fearless pursuit of stories that challenge both theatre artists and patrons.