Theater List

Theater List

“The Mitzvah.” Half-Jews in Hitler’s army are the subject of Roger Grunwald’s one-man play, which will be presented Sunday, Sept. 7, at 1 p.m. in the Student Union of Queensborough Community College, 222-05 56th Avenue in Bayside. To RSVP, call (718) 281-5770 or email

“Beyond Me: A Song Cycle in the Key of Survival.” Suzanne Tanner’s multimedia musical about a St. Louis woman’s experience losing her parents, sister and brothers to the Holocaust and her son to AIDS, will run at the United Solo Festival (410 W. 42nd St.) on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 9 p.m. $19.25. Telecharge at (212) 239-6200,

“My Son, the Waiter: A Jewish Tragedy.” Brad Zimmerman waited tables in New York for almost three decades before finally breaking into stand-up comedy; Joan Rivers recently used him as her opening act. Oct. 10-Dec. 31 at the Triad Theater, 158 W. 72nd St.. $25-$60, plus a two-drink minimum. SmartTix at (212) 868-4444,

“The Haunted Sukke.” Puppeteer Jenny Romaine and Yiddish actor Shane Baker, along with a team of musicians, present a participatory theater experience and open-mic show in a pop-up sukkah. Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. at YIVO, 15 W. 16th St. $8. SmartTix, (212) 868-4444, Performed in Yiddish.

“Wiesenthal.” Tom Dugan’s one-man play about Nazi-hunter Simon Wiesenthal shows how the “Jewish James Bond” brought more than 1,100 Nazis to justice. Oct. 24-Nov. 30 at the Acorn Theatre, 410 W. 42nd St. $69. Telecharge, (212) 239-6200,

Jewish stories abound in two shows by Pippa White at the United Solo Festival: “Voices from the Resistance” and “Voices from Ellis Island.” The former will be performed on Oct. 27 at 9 p.m.; the latter is Oct. 30 at 9 p.m. $19.25. Telecharge, (212) 239-6200,

“My Stubborn Tongue.” A modern-day Russian Jewish immigrant’s struggle to be American is the subject of Anna Fishbeyn’s one-woman play. At the United Solo Festival (410 W. 42nd St.) on Oct. 28 at 9 p.m. $19.25. Telecharge, (212) 239-6200,

“The King of Hearts is Off Again.” A Polish ensemble presents Piotr Borowski’s play, which is based on Hannah Krall’s book about the true story of a Jewish woman who disguises herself as an Aryan Pole in order to rescue her husband from Mauthausen. Nov. 25-30 at LaMaMa, 74A E. Fourth St. $18. (646) 430-5374,

“Itamar Meets a Rabbit.” A children’s opera, written by composer Yoni Rechter and Israeli novelist David Grossman, runs at the 92nd Street Y on Sunday, Dec. 21 at 3 p.m. Grossman will narrate the opera, which will be sung in Hebrew with English supertitles. $18. (212) 415-5500,