Upcoming Shows

In Every Generation

May 26 - June 19, 2022

One family. One holiday. Four millennia. The Levi-Katz family celebrates Passover again and again—1416 BCE, 1954, 2019 and 2050 to be exact! While the time, location, and language changes, the traditions stay the same.

Nissim Black in Concert

May 30, 2022

Smooth, hook-filled hip hop overlooking the ocean at sunset.

21st Annual Klezmer Summit

June 07, 2022

Now in its 21st year, JFest’s Klezmer Summit is a musical celebration featuring an international all-star line-up celebrating Jewish, jazz and cross-cultural music of hope.

13th Annual Women of Valor

June 09, 2022

Performed by some of San Diego’s finest local actors, Women of Valor seeks to answer the immortal question from Proverbs: A woman of valor, who shall find? Enjoy six new short works that honor six San Diego Jewish women who are jewels of our community.

13th Annual Women of Valor

June 12, 2022

Performed by some of San Diego’s finest local actors, Women of Valor seeks to answer the immortal question from Proverbs: A woman of valor, who shall find? Enjoy six new short works that honor six San Diego Jewish women who are jewels of our community.

The Whole Megillah

June 14 - 26, 2022

The Whole Megillah is JFest’s 2nd annual festival of new Jewish plays. Throughout June, be the first to experience staged readings of four brand new works from four female writers. 

Joel Grey's Favorite Plays

June 19, 2022

 In this exclusive conversation with JFest Artistic Director Todd Salovey, Joel Grey will share his unique perspective on 3 of his favorite plays: Fiddler on the Roof, Paul Osborn’s On Borrowed Time, and of course, Cabaret.

The Art of Shtisel

June 19, 2022

 Audiences worldwide binge-watched the award-winning Israeli series Shtisel on Netflix. With incredible acting and writing, Shtisel provides an intimate glimpse into unapologetically Jewish lives in a Jerusalem neighborhood. 

Angelina Reaux Sings love, liebe, l’amour The Love Songs of Kurt Weill - June 23

June 23, 2022

In this concert, Angelina Reaux celebrates the love songs of Kurt Weill in German, French, and English, accompanied by Scott Dunn, pianist.  

Angelina Reaux Sings love, liebe, l’amour The Love Songs of Kurt Weill - June 26

June 26, 2022

In this concert, Angelina Reaux celebrates the love songs of Kurt Weill in German, French, and English, accompanied by Scott Dunn, pianist.  

Hershey Felder's Sing Along

July 11, 2022

A musical trip through the great American songbook with Gershwin, Sondheim and more.

Hershey Felder’s Music in the Jewish Ghetto of Venice

July 12 - 19, 2022

Filmed throughout one of the still-vibrant post war Jewish communities in Venice, Italy, Hershey Felder explores how music has reflected Jews’ changing roles in society.

Twelfth Night

July 28 - August 21, 2022

This enchanting and soulful musical adaptation of Shakespeare's romantic comedy of mistaken identity and self-discovery was named one of the best theatrical productions of 2018 by Time, The Hollywood Reporter and The Washington Post.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

August 18 - September 11, 2022

Christopher is a 15-year-old boy with an extraordinary brain. He is exceptional at mathematics, incapable of lying, detests being touched, and distrusts strangers. Suspected of killing his neighbor’s dog with a garden fork, he is determined to find the true culprit.

Grand Master Funk

October 27 - November 20, 2022

In 1992, just as the prolific sci fi writer Isaac Asimov is embarking on his final chapter, surprise visitors from outer space intercede to help him re-envision what is possible. Together they hope to rewrite a better future for our planet and beyond.

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