Travel with J

Join the JCC for an unforgettable excursion to sites both far and near. Trips feature air conditioned motor coaches, knowledgeable tour guides, exciting venues, and reasonable prices.

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The Drowsy Chaperone, The Goodspeed Theater, East Haddam, CT

Thursday, November 8

In this hilarious valentine to show tunes and show people, a forgotten Jazz Age musical comes to life in the living room of a diehard theatre fan. As he eagerly spins his favorite cast album, a fizzy vintage show suddenly appears, exploding with song, dance and pure entertainment. Our quirky narrator fills the plot holes, with laugh-out-loud results. Packed with show-stopping numbers and larger-than-life characters, here’s a Tony Award-winning spoof that will have everyone falling in love with zany musical comedy! Before the show we will dine at the beautiful Gelston House.

Member $125 Public $140
Includes transportation, lunch, show and driver tip.
Minimum enrollment must be met by September 15
To put your name on the waiting list, call Donna at 845.362.4400


Grand Central Terminal Holiday Fair or Tour and the Morgan Library/Museum


Thursday, November 29



Explore one of the most beautiful architectural settings in the world featuring New York’s grandest holiday market this holiday season. Choose to see the most famous terminal in the nation up close and personal during a 75 minute docent led tour or spend the morning shopping its magical indoor holiday fair. After, enjoy lunch on your own in Grand Centrals dinning concourse or fine restaurants. The group will then regroup for a tour of the Morgan Library/Museum. JP Morgan’s former mansion, the Morgan is a major exhibition venue for fine art, literature, and music and one of New York’s great historic sites.



Member $55 Public $70

Includes transportation, tours and driver tip.

Minimum enrollment must be met by October 12

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12 DAYS MOROCCO

March 10-21, 2019

Trip includes:

  • Round trip airfare from JFK to Casablanca
  • Deluxe hotel accommodations in Casablanca, Fez, Rabat and Marrakesh Comprehensive sightseeing program
  • All entrance fees
  • English speaking guide throughout trip and local guides
  • Deluxe motor coach transportation Breakfast daily
  • Seven dinners

For pricing, complete itinerary and detailed information please contact Liz Rosenblum at elizabethr@jccrockland.org or 845.362.4400.

Experience China featuring Yangtze River Cruise

March 24 – April 5, 2019

Experience China on this 13 day trip through the country’s most famous cities and the mystical Yangtze River. Retrace the steps of ancient warriors and walk along the Great Wall. Visit the old Jewish quarter and then step into the future among the Shanghai skyline.

Trip includes:

  • International coach air transportation from JFK
  • Airport transfers within China
  • Sightseeing and Hotel stays in Beijing, Xian, Shanghai
  • Comprehensive sightseeing tours including entrance fees
  • Domestic air transportation within China
  • Deluxe motor coach transportation in China
  • Yangtze River Cruise
  • Eleven hotel or cruise breakfasts
  • Seven restaurant or cruise lunches
  • Eight Chinese or Western dinners

Not included: Visa fee, meals not mentioned, items of a personal nature, etc.

Optional trip cancellation insurance is available and will be offered upon registration.

For pricing, complete itinerary and detailed information please contact Liz Rosenblum at elizabethr@jccrockland.org or 845.362.4400.

Pretty Woman: The Musical

Netherlander Theater, NY, NY
Wednesday, April 10

One of the most beloved romances of all time is coming to Broadway! Pretty Woman: The Musical is the World Premiere stage production featuring direction and choreography by two-time Tony Award® winner Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots, Legally Blonde, Hairspray), an original score by Grammy® winner Bryan Adams (“Summer of ’69,” “Everything I Do”) and his longtime songwriting partner Jim Vallance, and a book by the movie’s legendary director Garry Marshall and screenwriter J.F. Lawton.

Vivian and Edward are unlikely soulmates who overcome all odds to find each other… and themselves. Experience the moments you love from the movie — and get to know these iconic characters in a whole new way — in this dazzlingly theatrical take on a love story for the ages. Brought to life by a powerhouse creative team representing the best of music, Hollywood and Broadway, Pretty Woman: The Musical will light up your heart.
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Come From Away

Gerald Schoenfeld Theater
Wednesday, April 10

Broadway’s Come From Away is a Best Musical winner all across North America!

This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.

Don’t miss this breathtaking new musical written by Tony® nominees Irene Sankoff and David Hein, and helmed by this year’s Tony-winning Best Director, Christopher Ashley. Newsweek cheers, “It takes you to a place you never want to leave!”

On 9/11, the world stopped.

On 9/12, their stories moved us all.
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Member $168 Public $183
Includes transportation, show (of your choice) and driver tip.

Mt Rushmore, the Badlands, the Black Hills and Deadwood

June 20-25, 2019

Trip includes:

  • Round trip airfare from New York to Rapid City
  • Accomodations
  • 5 breakfasts, 2 lunches, dinner nightly
  • Guide service
  • Motor coach transportation
  • Entrance fees

For pricing, complete itinerary and detailed information please contact Liz Rosenblum at elizabethr@jccrockland.org or 845.362.4400.


The Bodyguard

White Plains Performing Arts Center, White Plains, NY
Wednesday, May 8

A breathtakingly romantic thriller based on the 1992 Oscar-nominated film that stared Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston. This dazzling production is about a former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, who is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. THE BODYGUARD features a host of chart-topping Whitney Houston’s greatest hits including: “I Have Nothing”, “One Moment in Time”, “Run to You”, “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” and one of the biggest selling songs of all time, “I Will Always Love You”.

Before the show we will enjoy lunch at Via Veneto 26 Trattoria.

Member $130 Public $145

Includes transportation, lunch, show and driver tip.
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Disney’s Beauty and The Beast

Paper Mill Playhouse, Milburn, NJ
Thursday, June 27

Singing teapots and candlesticks, an evil spell, and an unlikely love story are all part of the magic of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, an international sensation that has played to more than 35 million people in 13 countries. Based on the Academy Award–winning animated feature, the stage production includes all of the original songs from the movie by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, plus additional gems by Menken and Tim Rice. The whole family will be enchanted by this gorgeous production, featuring stunning costumes and sets, spectacular dance numbers, and, of course, a fairy-tale ending.

Before the show explore Milburn and enjoy lunch on your own in one of its numerous restaurants.

Member $115 Public $130
Includes transportation, show and driver tip.
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Mamma Mia

The Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, PA
Thursday, July 18

Based on the songs of the Swedish pop group ABBA, Mama Mia , is set on the Greek island of Kalokairi. A 20-year-old woman named Sophie wants to have a traditional wedding and hopes her father will walk her down the aisle, but there’s one problem: she has no idea who her father is! With help from her mother’s journal, she narrows the possibilities down to three men, and hilarity ensues as they all claim her as their child! Featuring all the hits you know and love, like “Dancing Queen”, “Thank You for the Music”, and, of course, “Mamma Mia!”, this show will have you singing and dancing in the aisles! Before the show explore the shops of New Hope and enjoy lunch on your own in one of its numerous restaurants.

Member $90 Public $105
Includes transportation, show and driver tip.
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