“[The In[HEIR]itance Project] provides a way for a community to reveal its soul through storytelling”
–Charleston Post & Courier
“From all over the world, they met one evening, and saw in one another that they lived the same lives. They got the chance because artists wanted to let people tell their stories through living art.”
– Omaha World Herald
TELLING THE STORY
The Jewish Press | Oct 16, 2019
Telling the story of how so many different people came to call Omaha “home.”
THE IN[HEIR]ITANCE PROJECT ISN’T PLAYING AROUND
Omaha Magazine | Aug 30, 2019
Art is many things to artists, art lovers, critics, and scholars. Two-dimensional art has its passive, observable beauty on the wall or on the pedestal, but the stage is the canvas of the living theater. The stage is where...
MAKING A SEANCE IN DETROIT
The Detroit Jewish News | Sep 20, 2018
We partnered with The Well for a dinner-party theatrical event inspired by the ancient Jewish ritual of Ushpizin which recalls ancestors for the harvest holiday.
HEVRIACAST INTERVIEWS JON ADAM ROSS
Hevria Magazine | May 29, 2018
Jon recently sat down with the Pop Chassid Elad Nehorai for a conversation about art, sacred text, and Childish Gambino. From HevriaCast: "Imagine a form of art that actually incorporates the audience, and that combines it all with the sacred texts of the world. This is exactly the kind of theater that Jon Adam Ross, founder of The In[heir]itance Project, has created. Hear about his vision, the power of diversity in creativity, and what sacred text even is in the latest HevriaCast episode." Listen here!
FROM PLAYHOUSE ON THE SQUARE TO NEW YORK: MEMPHIAN USES ACTING TO ENGAGE COMMUNITIES
Memphis Commercial Appeal | May 27, 2018
Memphis' The Commercial Appeal profiles The In[heir]itance Project for a front page feature!
HOLLYWOOD SOAPBOX: EXPLORING THE UNIQUENESS, UNIVERSALITY OF GENESIS
Hollywood SOAPBOX | May 5, 2018
An in depth interview about The Genesis Plays festival!
SACRED TEXT AS A STAGE FOR COMMUNITY BUILDING
The New York Jewish Week | May 2, 2018
The Jewish Week article about the Genesis Plays Festival
INTERFAITH ARTS GROUP IN CHARLESTON ADDRESSES SOCIAL JUSTICE ISSUES
Charleston Post & Courier | Dec 9, 2017
One community arts project begets another.
THE SARAH PLAY REHEARSES IN KANSAS CITY
The Kansas City Jewish Chronicle | Oct 20, 2017
It may sound like hype, but this year’s Selichot program will be different than anything you have ever seen before...
THE MAKING OF THE LEAH/RACHEL PLAY
Jewish in Seattle Magazine | Feb 12, 2017
Twin sisters Alayne Sulkin and Andrea Wenet sit under the lights...
THE REBECCA PLAY: INNOVATIVE THEATER PROJECT USES BOOK OF GENESIS AS ITS GENESIS
Charleston Post & Courier | May 7, 2016
When Jon Adam Ross presented the idea of producing a series of plays based on characters from the book of Genesis, plays with scripts informed by the experiences and ideas of...
THE INHEIRITANCE PROJECT
Jewish Charleston - Issuu | Apr 25, 2016
Artists make an impact every day by sharing vision and bringing beauty into our world. Often, however, we only get to see the end product. Introducing The InHEIRitance...
USING ART TO HEAL: THE INHEIRITANCE PROJECT VISITS CHARLESTON
The Covenant Foundation | Apr 25, 2016
On Wednesday evening, June 17, 2015, shots were heard in the heart of downtown Charleston, SC. Eight people were murdered at the historic Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church; the...
A TWIN CITIES ABRAHAM
Jeducation World | Jan 25, 2016
Minneapolis, Jan. 19, 2016: For ten nights last month, Twin Cities residents got a glimpse of themselves through the prism of a fictional, hyperkinetic businessman reaching...
REVIEW: THE ABRAHAM PLAY
Talkin' Broadway | Dec 31, 2015
"Jon Adam Ross is terrific in the part, ratcheting up his degree of anxiety and ruthlessness until he can take no more, then very convincingly breaking through to see the..
REVIEW: THE ABRAHAM PLAY
TC Jewfolk | Dec 20, 2015
"The script and the set work together to create a sense of past and present colliding."
PRESS RELEASE: THE ABRAHAM PLAY BEGINS TWIN CITIES RUN
H. Glenn Rosenkrantz | Nov 30, 2015
Actor and Playwright Jon Adam Ross Brings Modern Interpretation of Biblical Patriarch to Architectural Antiques in Minneapolis and Bedlam Theatre in Saint Paul
JON ADAM ROSS: ‘THIS BRILLIANT LIGHT’
American Jewish World | Mar 25, 2015
On a Monday afternoon at the Shirley Chapman Sholom Home East in St. Paul, a group of eight seniors gathered around a table for a discussion with solo theater artist Jon Adam...