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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Kathleen Sitzer, Sarajane Alverson and Erin Renee Roberts star in ‘Raging Skillet’ at The New Jewish Theatre, through Oct. 21. Photo: Eric Woolsey

Funny, poignant ‘Raging Skillet’ is tasty theater

BY ELLEN FUTTERMAN, EDITORPublished October 11, 2018

Any theater production that serves audiences Snickers and Potato Chip Casserole scores points with me. “Raging Skillet,” which opens the 22nd season of the New Jewish Theatre, is one of those productions.The play also serves up plenty of raucous laughs...

Chef Rossi’s 2015 memoir ‘The Raging Skillet: The True Life of Chef Rossi’ is the basis for the New Jewish Theatre’s upcoming play, ‘Raging Skillet.’ Photo: Melissa Donovan

New Jewish Theatre opener looks at punk rock chef; art for a cause

By Ellen Futterman, EditorPublished September 21, 2018

Chef is all the rageIf “Raging Skillet” is half as entertaining as the person on whom it is based, then St. Louis audiences should prepare for a thoroughly raucous experience. Written by Jacques Lamarre, the play takes its cue from the 2015 memoir,...

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