Becoming Dr. Ruth

byMark St. Germain
Jun 2Jun 25, 2022

Sex Therapist- Single Mother- Sniper! Most know Dr Ruth Westheimer 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 scout and sniper, to her struggles to succeed as a single mother coming to America. Noted psychologist Dr. Ruth recalls finding her unique place in this world through humor, brilliance, and realizing that size doesn’t matter.

Content: This show contains discussions of healthy sex and sexuality. Difficult subject matter includes discussions of war and genocide, death, grief, and immigrant experiences. Production elements include video projections, flashes of light, and loud sounds.

Run Time: 90 minutes, no intermission

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Production Team

Director/Scenic/Projections Design  Chip Decker
Production Mgr/Props/Costumes  Carrie Cranford
Stage Manager/Sound Designer Kathryn Harding
Technical Director Paul Swanson
Lighting Designer Hallie Gray

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