February 10, 2015

BAD JEWS at the BLUEBARN Theatre in Omaha, NE

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
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.

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