Previews for the one-woman show began Jan. 18, and the limited engagement will play through Feb. 12. Karen Kohlhaas directs the comedic and moving play, which was co-written by Gold and Kate Moira Ryan.
25 Questions for a Jewish Mother, which was previously titled God Doesn't Pay Rent Here is, according to press notes, a "comic’s personal journey to find love, laughter and acceptance as a Jewish mother with two kids and a nagging Jewish mother of her own." The production was previously seen at the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival.
The creative team comprises Louisa Thompson (set and costume design), Jennifer Tipton (lighting design) and Jorge Muelle (sound design).
Actress-comedienne Judy Gold won two Emmy Awards for writing and producing "The Rosie O'Donnell Show." Nominated twice for the American Comedy Award, Gold is the host of HBO's "At the Multiplex with Judy Gold." Her screen credits also include "Comedy Central Presents: Judy Gold," "Tough Crowd Stands Up," "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and "The Aristocrats." Gold's HBO half-hour special received a Cable Ace Award.
The Ars Nova is located in Manhattan at 511 West 54th Street. Show times are Wednesdays at 2 PM, Thursdays at 7 PM, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 PM and Sundays at 2 PM. Tickets, priced $25, are available by calling (212) 868-4444 or by visiting www.smarttix.com.