Saturday, March 25 at 7:30 pm
Mandel JCC, 5221 Hood Road, Palm Beach Gardens
Performance & Après Show Dessert Reception with James Sherman: $36

Performance only: $20

Sunday, March 26 at 2:00 pm

Performance with post -show artist talk $20

The Ben Hecht Show


Executive Producers:
Connie & David Blacher, Janet & Philip Dresden, Donald M. Ephraim Family Foundation

The fascinating life of Chicago newspaperman turned legendary playwright, Ben Hecht, is written and performed by James Sherman (Beau Jest). In this one-man show, Hecht (co-playwright of The Front Page) confronts his identity as an American Jew. “Journalist, playwright, screenwriter and a tireless advocate for the creation of a Jewish state in the Middle East — Sherman touches on nearly all of Hecht's astounding public life.” Chicago Tribune