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Your Story, My Story

| TUE, JAN 22, 2019

So, here I am, 46 with an Aussie husband, a brownstone that needs TLC in Brooklyn, and—most importantly—twin girls (literally and figuratively)—my literal twins are edging into puberty, bras, periods,…

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A Conversation with Glory Kadigan on her play Till We Meet Again

| TUE, JAN 08, 2019

Directed by Tony Award-winning, Tonya Pinkins and written by Glory Kadigan— Till We Meet Again explores the impacts of World War 2 on an 80s family. We sat down with…

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Ronit Muszkatblit’s Artist Statement on Waiting For Godot

| TUE, DEC 18, 2018

Waiting for Godot is always timely, the existential queries that all the characters ask in this play echo our lives in the most microcosmic aspects and also on a global…

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Looking Forward to Summer 2019 and Beyond

| WED, DEC 12, 2018

People often ask me what I do for camp during the off season. As a camp director, I wear many hats and one of the biggest projects that I’ve been…

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David Stalling’s Artist Statement on The Baby Monitor

| WED, NOV 28, 2018

I wrote this play out of fear. Several years ago now, my husband told me there was a special on CNN about a single gay parent whose two daughters were…

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To Be Free And At Peace

| TUE, NOV 20, 2018

Dear Friends and members of The 14th Street Y, When I decided to become a Shaliach, an Israeli relationship-building emissary, I knew that missing home would be a challenge. I…

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“Demand Peace and Pursue It” (Psalm 34)

| SAT, OCT 27, 2018

A Response to Pittsburgh from Executive Director, Rabbi Shira Koch Epstein: *Update: Please join me and other members of the 14th Street Y staff tomorrow morning, Monday, October 29 from 8:30 – 9:30 AM. We’ll…

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The Not-So-Spooky Ghost: Kid Reviewed, Henry Approved

| MON, OCT 22, 2018

Two weeks ago, I had the opportunity to see a preview of the two upcoming WonderSpark Puppets children’s shows happening in the Theater at the 14th Street Y. The preview,…

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National Coming Out Day: An Act of Heroism

| THU, OCT 11, 2018

In late November through mid-December, The Fantastical Dangerous Journey of Q—a Theater for Young Audiences Production—will run in repertory with The Baby Monitor, a play intended for Adult Audiences. Both…

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Lifting Up Those in Temporary Shelters

| THU, SEP 27, 2018

Have you heard about Rosayra Pablo-Cruz? Like the parents of 3,000 other migrant children, Rosayra was detained at the U.S. border and separated from her 15 and five year-old sons,…

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