Jewish Federation's JFED Players Community Theatre Ensemble Announces Its Next Production: Long After Crystal Night by John Herman Shaner

Published : Wednesday, April 10, 2019 | 10:58 AM

The Jewish Federation’s JFed Players’ Spring 2019 production of Long After Crystal Night, opens on Saturday, May 4, 2019, 8:00 p.m. and runs through Sunday, May 12, 2019.

Long After Crystal Night, by John Herman Shaner, focuses on the Seymour Goldstein household in Beverly Hills, in 1983. Seymour attended a meeting to determine whether Jewish militants from the Jewish Defense League should be allowed to speak to his B’nai B’rith lodge. The ramifications of this meeting will confront Seymour and his family with fundamental questions about who they are, what is important in their lives, and ultimately their personal courage and convictions. Although this is a story about a Jewish family, the issues it raises are relevant to everyone – what does it mean to say that you will “never again” submit to bigotry, bias and oppression? This compelling play, emotionally resonant and full of humor, is as relevant today as it was in 1983.

Performance dates and times: Saturday, May 4th and May 11th, 8:00pm; Sunday, May 5th and May 12th, 3:30pm; Thursday, May 9th, 7:00pm at Porticos Art Space (2033 E. Washington Blvd., Pasadena).

Tickets are $10.00 to $30.00. To purchase tickets, go to

For more information, contact the Jewish Federation of the San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys at (626) 445-0810 or visit







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