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“Enormous crossover appeal. A fast-paced scrapbook, funny and heartwarming … unqualified delight” – ArtsinLA
“Wonderful evening of entertainment…extremely funny.”
– Broadway World
“The best entertainment decision you could
make in years, see this show.”
– The Jewish Journal
“Such a good time…extremely funny.”
– Broadway World
“Enormous crossover appeal. A fast-paced scrapbook,funny and heartwarming…unqualified delight.”
– ArtsInLA
“In the wake of Paris and San Bernardino, communities have been called on for resilience. In Santa Monica, a new play demonstrates the inner workings of that process.” – Santa Monica Mirror
“intimate, artful piece…”
– The Los Angeles Post
“Jewish Theater Group Takes on Jewish Female Stereotypes.”
– Los Angeles Times
“The best entertainment decision you could make in years.”
– The Jewish Journal
“Onstage, stories illuminate differences between sexes.”
– J Weekly, San Francisco
“Persian women stage bittersweet memories in new play.”
– Times of Israel
“‘Forgiveness’ raises curtain on days of Selichot.”
– St Louis Jewish Light

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Splash Magazines
Thought Provoking, Groundbreaking Production

Los Angeles Daily News
Jewish Women’s Theatre’s New Show Celebrates ‘More Courage’

Times of Israel
Muslim-Jewish Women’s Show With Chutpah to Connect

The Jewish Journal Online
Jewish and Muslim Artists Summon ‘Courage’ Together

Splash Magazines
“Poignant masterpiece”

The Jewish Journal Online
“Tragic or hilarious and always touching”

The Los Angeles Times
Jewish Theater Group Takes on Jewish Female Stereotypes

The Jewish Journal Online
The transformative power of women rabbis

The Jewish Journal
Drama Queens

The Jewish Journal
Latina Jews put stories on stage

The Times of Israel
Overlooked by history books, women rabbis write themselves in

Topanga Messenger
Chutzpah & Salsa

Pasadena Star-News
Stories of Russian-Jewish Immigration to Premiere at JWT in November

Argonaut Online
Stories to Warm the Soul 

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

The J Weekly
“Authentic voice”

The J Weekly
Onstage, stories illuminate differences between sexes

The J Weekly
‘Chutzpah & Salsa’ looks at Latina Jews

The Mercury News San Jose
Giving Voice to Jewish Women

NEW YORK

SAFFRON & ROSEWATER

The Jewish Week
From Tehran, Shiraz and Mashhad to America

Tablet – Interview and Podcast
Persian Thanksgiving

Times of Israel
Persian women stage bittersweet memories in new play

NOT THAT JEWISH

Hollywood Reporter
‘Rugrats’ Writer’s Stage Show ‘Not That Jewish’ Sets New York Premiere

THE Shubert Organization
Emmy Award Winner Monica Piper’s
NOT THAT JEWISH to Open Off-Broadway this Fall

Time to Travel
“A Moving Off-Broadway Comedy” 

If the Devil Had Memopause.Com
“hilarious and poignant”

Luxe Beat
“funny, tender and heart-warming”

St. LOUIS

St. Louis Jewish Light
‘Forgiveness’ raises curtain on days of Selichot

ART SHOWS

Topanga Messenger
Acclaimed Photographer and Author Penny Wolin at Jewish Women’s Theatre

Topanga Messenger
Enter into Temptation with Theatre and Art at JWT in January

The Jewish Journal Online
Artists wrestle with own visions after studying story of Jacob’s Ladder

Santa Monica Daily Press
Hockney exhibit, Harry Potter parody and more (Culture Watch)

FRIED CHICKEN & LATKES AT THE BRAID

Santa Monica Daily Press
“funny, harrowing, poignant”

The Times of Israel
“Rain Pryor Takes Stage by Storm”

BroadwayWorld.com
“Hysterical and Poignant Tales”

Better Lemons
“The Many Phases of the Unfazeable Rain Pryor”

Santa Monica Daily Press
“Diversity, Culture, and Laughter Comes to Santa Monica”

LA Splash.com
“Comical and Heart-Wrenching”

Bonnie Priever Curtain Up
“Humor, Compassion and Laughter, All in One”

The Argonaut
“Rain Pryor Embraces the Jewish and African-American Heritages That Make Her Whole”

Jewish Journal
“Poignant and hilarious”

TotalTheatre.Com
“Frank, touching but always entertaining”

Santa Monica Observer
“Sold-out solo tour-de-force”

NOT THAT JEWISH AT THE BRAID

Santa Monica Daily Press
The Piper plays a merry tune

The Examiner
The Pied Piper of Comedy

The Jewish Journal  Online
JWT’s ‘Not That Jewish’ offers the group’s latest fresh, female voice

The Jewish Journal  Online
The best entertainment decision you could make in years, see this show.

Broadway World
“Wonderful evening of entertainmentextremely funny” 

LA Observed  by Don Shirley
“Hilarious and ultimately heart-warming”

Stage Raw
Our Top Ten

ArtsInLA
funny and
 heartwarming…unqualified delight ” 

LABlueprint
Review: Not That Jewish

The Los Angeles Post
EMMY Award Winner Takes To The Stage in “Not That Jewish”

Total Theater
Not That Jewish

The Patch
Hit Comedy At Santa Monica’s Newest Performance Space

If The Devil Had Menopause
Not That Jewish…

Argonaut Online
Westside Theatre Roundup

Will Call.org
Not That Jewish

Bitter Lemons
NOT THAT JEWISH (JEWISH WOMEN’S THEATRE): 100% – SWEET

Review Plays.Com
NOT THAT JEWISH The Braid Performance & Arts Space

Culver City News
Back by Popular Demand

Broadway Box.Com
New York’s 10 Most Fascinating Shows Happening Right Now

Broadway World.Com
BWW Interview: Monica Piper Chats Bringing Not That Jewish Stories to NYC, Turning her Stories Into a Play, and More

Hadassah Magazine
Monica Piper’s Jewish Heart, and Heartburn, Onstage

Jewish Standard
Not That Jewish Is Plenty Jewish!

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BLESSING OF A BROKEN HEART

Times of Israel
From Grief to Healing, LA Play Chronicles Journey of Bereaved Israeli Mother

@This Stage Magazine
Blessing of a Broken Heart

Splash Magazines
The Blessing of a Broken Heart Review – Resilience From Tragedy by Elaine L. Mura

Theater Review – The Blessing Of A Broken Heart –
An Intense Story of Love and Grief by Serita Stevens

Santa Monica Mirror
Healing a Broken Heart

Santa Monica Daily Press
A Week of Women’s Writing

Broadway World
The Blessing of a Broken Heart Journeys from Grippling Grief to Hope and Healing

The Los Angeles Post
Q&A With Todd Salovey