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 scout and sniper, to her struggles to succeed as a single mother coming to America, 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.
In this incredible one-woman performance, actress Eileen DeSandre embodies media personality Dr. Ruth in a tell-all reflection of her extraordinary life.
Wednesdays – Saturdays at 7:30pm, and every Sunday and select Saturdays at 2pm, with tickets starting at $30.
Orlando Shakes, in partnership with UCF, has announced the upcoming productions for their 2019-2020 Season, and they include an Andrew Lloyd Webber hit musical, three Shakespearean classics, a new Christmas staple, two new works that shed new light on history, and three children’s stories brought to life.