Becoming Dr. Ruth
8-10p , January 10, 2020 - January 26, 2020 | Roxy's Downtown
Everyone knows Dr. Ruth Westheimer from her career as a pioneering radio and television sex therapist. Few, however, know the incredible journey that preceded it. From fleeing the Nazis in the Kindertransport and joining the Haganah in Jerusalem as a sniper, to her struggle to succeed as a single mother newly-arrived in America, Mark St. Germain deftly illuminates this remarkable woman’s untold story. BECOMING DR. RUTH is filled with the humor, honesty, and life-affirming spirit of Karola Ruth Siegel, the girl who became “Dr. Ruth,” America’s most famous sex therapist.
Starring Deb Campbell and directed by David Stone, this production only runs for 9 performances through the month of January. Friday and Saturday performances at 8pm. Sunday performances at 6pm.