Avi Hoffman, Boca Raton Theatre Guild, comedy, musical comedy, Musical Theatre, The Willow Theatre, theatre
“Hoffman offers….a non-stop display of enthusiasm,
a terrific delivery with jokes
and an amusing way with a song…” NJ.com
Award-winning actor, singer, author, raconteur, and South Florida favorite Avi Hoffman will return to the Willow Theatre at Sugar Sand Park with Still Jewish After All These Years: A Life in the Theatre, a celebration of his life in show business.
One of South Florida’s busiest and most popular actors, Hoffman has just completed a triumphant run in the Boca Raton Theatre Guild’s production of Chicago, and is currently garnering rave reviews in Outré Theatre Company’s An Illiad. Still Jewish After All These Years will run from May 10th -19th.
Accompanied by pianist Caryl Fantel, Hoffman will invite audiences on a casual and intimate tour of his multifaceted career and his extraordinary life in show business. Filled with songs and stories, reminiscences of performances, encounters with greats… and not so greats, Hoffman’s Still Jewish… will, entertain, move, and resonate with everyone.
Avi Hoffman has received national and critical recognition for his award-winning one man shows Too Jewish? and Too Jewish, Too! (Performer of the Year/NY Press Magazine; L.A. OVATION Award – Best Actor in a Musical; NY Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations). Both these shows have been broadcast nationally on PBS. His extensive resume includes groundbreaking productions of Songs of Paradise with Broadway impresario Joseph Papp and the NY productions of The Golden Land and The Rise of David Levinsky. Hoffman has performed all over the world, and has numerous theatre credits and multiple Carbonell and Curtain Up awards and nominations. He is currently featured as lawyer Sid Raskin in the STARZ TV series Magic City. He also appeared as ‘Ted’ on A&E’s The Glades and as ‘Teddy Wayne’ on NBC’s Law & Order, and was seen in the PBS documentary They Came for Good: A History of the Jews in the US.
The Boca Raton Theatre Guild is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to producing professional productions and advancing the art of theatre in the South Florida community.
All performances of Still Jewish After All These Years will take place in the Willow Theatre in Sugar Sand Park. The theatre is located at 300 South Military Trail in Boca Raton, just south of Palmetto Park Road.
Tickets for Still Jewish… are $25, and are available at the Willow Theatre Box office: 561-347-3948.
For more information about Still Jewish After All These Years: A Life in the Theatre and/or the Boca Raton Theatre Guild, please visit www.avihoffman.com/ or www.brtg.org
Still Jewish After All These Years: A Life in the Theatre
May 10 – 19
May 10, 11, 16, 17, 18 at 8:00 PM
May 11, 12, 18, 19 at 2:00 PM
The Willow Theatre at Sugar Sand Park
300 South Military Trail,
Boca Raton, FL 33486
“The precious truth about Avi Hoffman is that his shows rest on a solid foundation of scholarship. Mr. Hoffman is a teacher and a dedicated preservationist of culture. But like so many sages, he disguises his lessons as entertainment.” ~ New York Times
“Avi Hoffman scores in Still Jewish!” ~ H. Erstein – PB Arts Paper
“Avi Hoffman enthralls!” ~ K. Thompson – Palm Beach Post
“Avi Hoffman is a treasure!” ~ R. Levitt – Media News