The New Jewish Theatre returns with two shows this fall


Jerome Davis and Gary Wayne Barker star in the New Jewish Theatre’s production of ‘District Merchants.’ Photo: Eric Woolsey

Edward Coffield

Edward Coffield, artistic director of the New Jewish Theatre, has announced two live and in-person performances to take place in 2021.

The first show will be “Ari Axelrod’s Jewish Broadway,” featuring Broadway star Ari Axelrod.  Two performances are planned, Saturday evening, Oct. 16, and Sunday afternoon, Oct. 17.

The second show, “Cabaret at the J:  A Little Song, A little Dance, A Little Seltzer Down Your Pants!” starring Eric Williams and Sharon Hunter is scheduled on Saturday evening, Dec. 18 and Sunday afternoon, Dec. 19.

 Tickets for all performances, which will be held at the Staenberg Family Complex in Creve Coeur, go on sale Aug. 15 at

 “We are so excited to return to live performances,” said Coffield. “These amazing shows featuring top line talent are the perfect way to kick it off.  We also look forward NJT’s return to the Wool Studio Theater beginning January 2022 when we will launch a full season of shows.”