Arts and Culture Events



Centennial Art Gallery Exhibit

  • Exhibit runs through November 2

In celebration of the Centennial, the Gallery at the J will feature a special exhibit showcasing the artwork of our members, past and present. During this milestone year we celebrate these artists who have helped make the JCC a beautiful place.


Sunday, November 4

  • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Price: $75/adult & child  |  JCC Member Price: $50/adult & child

Children and adults work independently to explore art materials, techniques, through activities including painting, collage, sculpting, and drawing. Price is per student with one adult included. Registration is required.

Stagemakers Presents THE LION KING JR.

Show Dates: Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 7:00pm  |  Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 7:00pm  |  Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 2:00pm

Disney's The Lion King has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world. The African savannah comes to life on your stage with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle... and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale.

Tickets: $15/adults  |  $11/children
JCC Member Price Tickets: $11/adults  |  $8/children
Group Price (for 10 or more for the same day): $9/each

Once on This Island Broadway Bus Trip

  • Sunday, December 2
  • 8:30am - 9:00pm
  • Price: $195  |  JCC Member Price: $145

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Join the J as we travel to Broadway's Circle in the Square Theater to see the 2018 Tony Award® winner of Best Revival of a Musical, Once on This Island. Trip includes private motor coach round-trip transportation, free time for lunch/shopping before the show, optional group dinner after the show*

*dinner is additional/not included in price


8:​3​0am Arrive at JCC for lite breakfast/board bus
11:00am (approx.) Arrive in NYC
11:00am - 3:00pm Free time in NYC
3:00 pm Once on This Island Matinee
7:00 pm ​Depart from NYC
9:00 pm​ (approx.) Arrive at the JCC

Recommended for ages 4+

Contact: Tracy Sussman ( 


  • Preview Night: Saturday, December 8  |  6:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Price: $36/Person
  • Includes access to Sunday's show and one free raffle ticket

  • Craft Fair: Sunday, December 9  |  10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Price: $5/Person
  • Includes one free raffle ticket

View pieces ranging from ceramics, jewelry, fiber, woodworking, photography, and more by local and international artists. New this year: Join us for a preview night cocktail reception on Saturday, December 8 from 6:00pm - 9:00pm. A portion of the proceeds will benefit JCC scholarships.

Contact: Stephanie Bennett (


  • Monday, January 21 (MLK Day, No school)
  • 12:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Ages: 7 and up
  • Price: $175  |  JCC Members: $165
  • All skill levels welcome

Click here to register

Join a Broadway Star of MEAN GIRLS for a MEAN GIRLS musical theatre workshop! Participants will learn a MEAN GIRLS song and dance combo with the Broadway actor who will also host a lively Q&A about their experience in Broadway’s newest smash hit!

The MEAN GIRLS Star will be signing autographs and taking pics with students, so bring your playbills!

Focus of Part 1:
• Learn original choreography and a song from MEAN GIRLS 
• Q&A with a MEAN GIRLS actor
• Autograph and Photos with a MEAN GIRLS actor

PART 2: Audition Tech with the MEAN GIRLS Actor:
Even if you don’t want to go pro, the Broadway actor will offer helpful feedback and coaching on mock auditions and will teach participants how to snag a coveted role in a school, community theatre or professional production!

Focus of Part 2:
• Mock Audition – Bring in a 16-bar cut of a musical theatre song and sing for a Broadway Star
• Receive feedback and coaching from the Broadway actor and our Music Director on your audition piece

This workshop is run by AClassActNY

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