Can I Really Date A Guy Who Wears A Yarmulke?
Eleanor is a smart, savvy, New Yorker, whose secular brand of Judiasm might include the occasional latke, but definitely does not include God. Aaron is Dr. Right – He’s got the brains, the looks, the wit… But wait! He’s also got a serious case of religion. Can Eleanor see past his yarmulke to find love? Can I Really Date A Guy Who Wears A Yarmulke? is a love story. It’s a story of identity. It’s about who you are versus who you can be.
Can I Really Date A Guy Who Wears A Yarmulke? premiered as part of the 2010 Midtown International Theatre Festival, playing to packed houses at The Beckett at Theatre Row and winning the coveted Producers Award. That production transferred to The Knitting Factory Brooklyn. In 2011, it was produced at the University of Delaware and in 2012 by Teatron Toronto Jewish Theatre, Toronto, Canada and J-Town Playhouse, Jerusalem, Israel.
Can I Really Date A Guy Who Wears A Yarmulke? was developed as part of the Festival Arts Dinner Table Reading Series and the prestigious TRU Voice New Plays Series.
The play is written for 3 men and 3 women. Running time is 110 minutes without an intermission.
The Jewish Channel's Jewish World News featured a story about Can I Really Date A Guy Who Wears A Yarmulke? on November 12th, 2010. It starts at 2:51 (in case you don't feel like watching a story about the Chilean miners visiting Israel).