Just For Us
Just For Us on Broadway!
Reboot Studios joins producing team for the Broadway run of Just For Us this summer
Reboot Network Member Alex Edelman’s Just For Us had a remarkable Broadway run earlier this summer in a production co-produced by Reboot Studios with award-winning Broadway producer Rebecca Gold! The move to Broadway followed acclaimed runs in London, Edinburgh, Melbourne, Boston, and Washington D.C., as well as a six-time extended Off-Broadway engagement. Read more in Deadline and Broadway World!
In the wake of a string of anti-Semitic threats pointed in his direction online, standup comic Edelman decides to go straight to the source; specifically, Queens, where he covertly attends a meeting of White Nationalists and comes face-to-face with the people behind the keyboards. What happens next forms the backbone of the shockingly relevant, utterly hilarious, and only moderately perspirant stories that comprise Just For Us.
Reboot Studios joined the producing team as part ofpart of as part of a second round of funding for a new slate of grantees also including Alysia Reiner, Jacob Kornbluth and Marval Rechsteiner. The production arm of the arts and culture nonprofit Reboot, Reboot Studios funds and develops content for theater, television, film, podcasts, music and publishing, empowering storytellers to transform society through a Jewish lens. Find out more about the projects here.
Expertly crafted by one of comedy’s most distinctive voices, this singular theatrical experience is an exploration of identity and our collective capacity for empathy — oh, and it’s also “belly-laugh funny!” (The New York Times)
“Uproarious! Among Edelman’s many strengths as a writer and performer is an exceptional eye for the absurd.” (The New Yorker)
Alex Edelman is a comedian and writer whose Orthodox Jewish upbringing has informed critically and commercially acclaimed work for the stage and screen. He is known both for his solo shows – three, all award-winning, sell-out hits in London’s West End and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival – and for his TV writing. At the start of the pandemic, he served as the head writer and executive producer of Saturday Night Seder, a star studded 70-minute special, posted on YouTube, that has so far raised $3.5 million for the CDC Foundation (COVID-19) Emergency Response Fund.
Reboot’s programming is funded in part by the generous support of: Kate Capshaw and Steven Spielberg’s Righteous Persons Foundation, Jim Joseph Foundation, Schusterman Family Philanthropies, William Davidson Foundation, Joyce and Irving Goldman Family Foundation, Jane and Daniel Och, Howard & Geraldine Polinger Foundation and CANVAS.