Arts and Culture Events

 

 

Cinema Under the Stars: Young Frankenstein

  • Thursday, August 17
  • 8:00pm
  • Washington Street Lot Lawn
  • Price: Free
 
Join us for a member appreciation event in partnership with Cultural Arts at the J. Enjoy a free fun film night on the lawn of the Washington Street Lot on Thursday, August 17 at 8:00 pm for a presentation of "Young Frankenstein".
Complimentary refreshments provided. Bring your own lawn chair/blanket.
 In the event of rain, it will be shown in the auditorium.
 
Neighing when you hear "Frau Blucher" is encouraged.
 
In the event of rain, it will be shown in the auditorium.
 
For more information, please contact Monica Friess at 610.435.3571 or mfriess@lvjcc.org.

SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL JR. Auditions

  • Auditions: Monday, August 28 or Tuesday, August 29  |  6:30pm - 8:30 pm
  • Ages: Pre-K - 12th Grade

  • Show Dates: Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 7:00pm
  • Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 7:00pm
  • Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 2:00pm

Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat and all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters spring to life onstage in Seussical Jr., a fantastical musical extravaganza from Tony-winners, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. Choose one of the two audition dates. Participation fee only required upon acceptance of a role.

Call Backs: Wednesday, August 30, 2017 6:30 - 8:30pm
Parent Meeting: Thursday, August 31, 2017 7:00 - 8:00pm

Participation Fee: $135  |  JCC Members: $85

Additional audition information can be found here.

For more information, please contact Brenda Finberg at 610.435.3571 or bfinberg@lvjcc.org.

mosaics class (18 and up)

  • Tuesdays (9/26 - 10/31)
  • 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Price: $136 | JCC Members: $116

In this class you will learn all the skills needed to create your own beautiful mosaics. Instructor Cindy Schneider will teach participants how to safely handle glass and how to use appropriate glass cutting tools. Whatever your art level, Cindy will support and encourage you to grow as an artist and designer. Get ready to have fun and enjoy this relaxing, creative form of expression. All materials are included in this course.

For more information, please contact Amy Sams at 610.435.3571 or asams@lvjcc.org.

Allentown HAMILTON & Audition Technique Workshop

With Broadway Star of HAMILTON, Andrew Chappelle

  • Monday, October 9
  • Session 1 (HAMILTON): 7 years – Adults  |  2:00pm – 4:30pm  |  Price: $145
  • Session 2 (Audition Techniques with Andrew Chappelle): 7 – 19 years  |  5:00pm – 7:30pm  |  Price: $95
  • Price for Both Sessions: $240

    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Meet Andrew Chappelle, star of Broadway’s HAMILTON. In this two session workshop, participants will have a chance to perform a mock audition for Andrew and receive personalized feedback and coaching. In addition, participants will learn a song and dance from the hit show, as well as, take part in a Q&A session, photograph, and autograph opportunities. This program is organized by A Class Act NY, the award winning acting studio for kids and teens.

For more information, please contact A Class Act NY at info@AClassActNY.com or call 212.315.3010. To register, visit www.lvjcc.org/hamilton.

Author Series: Deborah Heiligman

  • Sunday, October 15
  • 10:30am - 12:30pm
  • Price: $10 | JCC and KI Members: $7

Award-winning author Deborah Heiligman will return to her native Allentown to speak about her newest book, “Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers.” Join us at Keneseth Israel for a delicious brunch followed by the author’s talk and Q&A session.

Author Series: The Word Mavens

  • Sunday, October 29
  • 10:30am - 12:30pm
  • Price: $10 | JCC Members: $7

For more than 15 years, The Word Mavens have schlepped around the country to schmooze with communal organizations and share their insights from years of researching and writing about Jewish life. Now they’ll be here to talk about their new book, “The Whole Spiel,” which was an award winner in the Pennsylvania Press Club’s 2017 Communications Contest. It took First Place in the humor category. Join them for brunch and a talk. They’ll be so farklempt.

Stagemakers Presents: Seussical the Musical Jr.

  • Show Dates: Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 7:00pm
  • Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 7:00pm
  • Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 2:00pm
  • Tickets: $15/Adults  |  $10/Children  |  JCC Members: $11/Adults  |  $8/Children

Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat and all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters spring to life onstage in Seussical Jr., a fantastical musical extravaganza from Tony-winners, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. Choose one of the two audition dates. Participation fee only required upon acceptance of a role.

Call 610.435.3571 for group rates.

For more information, please contact Brenda Finberg at 610.435.3571 or bfinberg@lvjcc.org.

Author Series: Rebecca Einstein Schorr

  • Sunday, November 19
  • 10:30am - 12:30pm
  • Price: $10 | JCC Members: $7

Recent Jewish Book Award winner Rebecca Einstein Schorr will discuss her book, “The Sacred Calling: Forty Years of Women in the Rabbinate” and “This Messy Life,” a blog she created after becoming a reluctant stay-at-home mom. Meet the author and mingle with friends at a brunch preceding the event.

new york city bus trip: charlie and the chocolate factory

  • Sunday, December 3
  • 8:00am - 9:00pm
  • Rear Orchestra Price: $200
  • Rear Orchestra JCC Members: $165

Your day includes private deluxe motor coach transportation to and from New York’s Theatre District and a ticket to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in the rear orchestra area of the theatre.

8:00am: Gather in the JCC lobby and grab a bagel
8:15am: Board bus at JCC of Lehigh Valley
10:30am: Approximate arrival time in NYC
10:30am - 1:00pm: Free time prior to the show
1:00pm: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory show
4:30pm: Dinner on your own/optional group dinner
6:30pm: Estimated departure from NYC
8:30pm - 9:00pm: Estimated arrival at the JCC

artisan Craft Fair

  • Sunday, December 10
  • 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Price: FREE

Look no further for the perfect gift! The JCC’s Artisan Craft Fair features hand-crafted works by artists from here in the Lehigh Valley and elsewhere. Ceramics, jewelry, clothing, textile art, woodworking, mosaics, prints, and more - there is something for everyone.

 For more information, please contact Monica Friess at 610.435.3571 or mfriess@lvjcc.org.

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