The Jewish Federation of Greater Chattanooga invites the Chattanooga community to attend the record breaking performance of Orchard Street Productions, in Association with Playhouse Productions, presentation of Old Jews Telling Jokes, Thursday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the Jewish Cultural Center, 5461 North Terrace Road. Tickets, $36 general seating, are available by calling 493-0270. Space is limited.
This production by Peter Gethers and Daniel Okrent features a cast of five (2 women, 3 men) from the national touring company will perform in Chattanooga for one evening only. Outrageous one-liners, double-entendres and hysterical routines contains adult language and themes, will surely make you laugh! This comedy production includes classic jokes, comic songs, and tributes to some of the giants of the comedy world. If you've ever had a mother, visited a doctor, or walked into a bar with a priest, a rabbi and a frog, you will enjoy the jokes.
“We are fortunate to have this touring production stop in Chattanooga. Most of us know the work of Jewish comedians from Adam Sandler to Jerry Seinfeld, from Billy Crystal to Ben Stiller. And, this is only recent history. Think of comedians Carl Reiner, Danny Kaye, Ed Asner, Jackie Mason and Don Rickles, and the list goes on and on.” exclaimed Michael Dzik, Federation Executive Director.
The Jewish Cultural Center, funded by the Jewish Federation of Greater Chattanooga, offers programs, classes, and exhibits; social services; and a preschool—all rooted in Jewish values. The facility enables the Jewish community to raise its visibly, foster relationships, and strengthen its identity in the Chattanooga area. Located at 5461 North Terrace, the Center and its programs are open to everyone regardless of religious affiliation.