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"A Merry Jewish Christmas" Premiers Regionally at Collin College

December 4, 2013 - “A Merry Jewish Christmas” by Josh Levine, a new, non-traditional holiday show, will make its regional premier Dec. 5-15 at the Collin College Spring Creek Campus Black Box Theatre.

A comedy, the play explores the wondrous and complicated truths of family life. David, the  main character, has lied to pretty much everyone around him, and it is bound to explode in his face when his family gathers at his apartment to celebrate Chanukah. The show centers around two main questions: Will David’s boyfriend succeed at pretending to be Jewish? Will David reveal the truth of his relationship to his family?

Show times are listed below: 

  • 8 p.m. on Dec. 5 – 7, 11 - 14
  • 2:15 p.m. on  Dec. 8, 14 - 15

Due to limited seating, tickets must be purchased in advance and are available at Student and senior tickets are $8, and general admission is $10. For more information, contact the Collin Theatre Center Box Office at or 972.881.5809.

Levine is an adjunct screenwriting professor at Rutgers University and completed a residency at SPACE on Ryder Farm. He was the recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for Comedic Writing for his play “Homemade” and served as a Kennedy Center Playwriting Fellow at O’Neill National Playwrights Conference.

Please note: This play contains adult language and situations.  It is up to the parent/guardian or patron to make the determination if an event is age appropriate for themself or their child prior to purchasing tickets.  Ushers will not prevent entry of children and young people. There will be no late seating for this production.

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