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Arthur Newman Theatre

The Joslyn Center has a steadfast and ongoing commitment to bringing the performing arts to seniors and the community at large.

In 1999, The Joslyn Players were formed as a company of actors, singers and dancers. During its history, The Joslyn Players created a dramatic and musical theatre organization whose primary goal was to provide a forum for the development and performance of plays, musical revues and book musicals which were performed predominantly by seniors 55 and older who were both professional and non-professional actors.

On March 23 of 2008, The Joslyn Center Theatre was rededicated and renamed The Arthur Newman Theatre in tribute to long-time Board Member and Joslyn Players supporter Arthur Newman. Today this vibrant theater plays host to a variety of community theater groups, performers and a diverse array of artists as well as educational programs.

The Joslyn Center is dedicated to bringing relevant learning experiences for seniors in a fun and engaging manner by offering educational and interactive workshops and classes in the preforming arts. From classic play reading to “Seniors on Stage”- senior theatre thrives. It's challenging, rewarding and fun. With all this vibrancy, it's a great time to be in senior theatre!

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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THURSDAY, JULY 27th: LION

A five-year-old Indian boy get lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home.  He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost home.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 3rd: LA LA LAND

Two proper L.A. dreamers, a suavely charming soft-spoken jazz pianist and a brilliant vivacious playwright, while waiting for their big break, attempt to reconcile aspirations and relationship in a magical old-school romance. 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 10TH: AUGUST RUSH

The story of a charismatic young Irish guitarist and a sheltered young cellist who have a chance encounter one magical night above New York's Washington Square, but are soon torn apart, leaving in their wake an infant, August Rush, orphaned by circumstance.  Now performing on the streets of New York and cared for by a mysterious stranger, August uses his remarkable musical talent to seek the parents from whom he was separated at birth.