Bryna Wasserman News

Alan Menken's 'THE APPRENTICESHIP OF DUDDY KRAVITZ,' THE GRADUATE & More Set for Segal Centre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Lisa Rubin, Artistic and Executive Director, and Paul Flicker, Artistic Producer, today announced the Segal Centre for Performing Arts' 2014-2015 Theatre Season, an ambitious seven-play offering brimming with incredible talent that will dazzle with new takes on beloved stories and premiere musicals. (more...)

SOUL DOCTOR to Close Segal Centre's 2013-14 Season, 6/8-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

The Segal Centre for Performing Arts has announced that SOUL DOCTOR: The Journey of a Rock-Star Rabbi, the new musical based on the life of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, will make its Canadian premiere in Yiddish at the Segal Centre from June 8-29, 2014. Direct from Broadway, Soul Doctor will close the Segal Centre's 2013-2014 Season, replacing the previously announced production of The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz. (more...)

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME, Now Playing Through 12/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

The National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's hit musical based on the Academy-Award-nominated film Lies My Father Told Me adapted from the works of Ted Allan will end its highly acclaimed run this upcoming Sunday, December 15. A landmark success for the nearly 100-year-old The Folksbiene there are now future commercial possibilities in the works. Check out a first look below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Meet the Cast of National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME
by Stage Tube - Dec 10, 2013

This coming-of-age musical with a cast of 18 and an orchestra of 7, Lies My Father Told Me, opened November 21, at the Nagelberg Theater, Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue. Lies My Father Told Me is performed in English. Meet the cast below! (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME to Close 12/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

The National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's hit musical based on the 1975 Academy-Award-nominated film Lies My Father Told Me adapted from the works of Ted Allan will end its highly acclaimed run Sunday, December 15. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene to Present LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME, 11/10-21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2013

For its 99th season, the National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene will present one of the largest productions in its history, the American premiere of a new musical based on the 1975 Academy-Award-nominated film Lies My Father Told Me adapted from the works of Ted Allan. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME Opens 11/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

The National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's American premiere of a new musical based on the 1975 Academy-Award-nominated film Lies My Father Told Me adapted from the works of Ted Allan opens Thursday, November 21, at 7:30pm at the Nagelberg Theater, Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue.. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene Premieres LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2013

National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene will present for its 99th season the American premiere of the tender coming-of-age musical adapted from the 1975 Academy Award nominated and Golden Globe Award winning film Lies My Father Told Me based on the works of Ted Allan. Lies My Father Told Me begins previews today, November 10, at 2:00pm for a press opening Thursday, November 21, at 7:30pm at the Nagelberg Theater, Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene to Present LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME, 11/10-21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 09, 2013

For its 99th season, the National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene will present one of the largest productions in its history, the American premiere of a new musical based on the 1975 Academy-Award-nominated film Lies My Father Told Me adapted from the works of Ted Allan. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME
by BWW News Desk - Nov 09, 2013

For its 99th season, the National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene will present one of the largest productions in its history, the American premiere of a new musical based on the 1975 Academy-Award-nominated film Lies My Father Told Me adapted from the works of Ted Allan. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME to Begin Performances 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 05, 2013

Previews begin Sunday, November 10, for National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's American premiere of a new musical based on the 19 (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

For its 99th season, the National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene will present one of the largest productions in its history, the American premiere of a new musical based on the 1975 Academy-Award-nominated film Lies My Father Told Me adapted from the works of Ted Allan. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Christopher Massimine Named New Producing Director of National Yiddish Theatre –Folksbiene
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

At age 27, Christopher Massimine is the youngest theater executive to oversee the production activities within a major multi-million dollar theatrical organization. Previously holding the position of Marketing Communications Director at The National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene, he has now assumed the role as Producing Director where he will act as Supervising Producer on Folksbiene's forthcoming musical production LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME, a critical success in Canada making its American debut at Baruch Performing Arts Center on November 10 and running through December 15. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene to Present LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME, 11/10-21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2013

For its 99th season, the National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene will present one of the largest productions in its history, the American premiere of a new musical based on the 1975 Academy-Award-nominated film Lies My Father Told Me adapted from the works of Ted Allan. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene Announces 99th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene, Executive Director Bryna Wasserman and Artistic Director Zalmen Mlotek, will present a multitude of theater and music events for its 99th season including the American premiere of the tender coming-of-age musical adapted from the 1975 Academy-Award-nominated and Golden-Globe-Award-winning film Lies My Father Told, November 10 through December 15, and the return by popular demand of The Megile Of Itzik Manger, March 2 through 16. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene Announces 99th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2013

National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene, Executive Director Bryna Wasserman and Artistic Director Zalmen Mlotek, will present a multitude of theater and music events for its 99th season including the American premiere of the tender coming-of-age musical adapted from the 1975 Academy-Award-nominated and Golden-Globe-Award-winning film Lies My Father Told, November 10 through December 15, and the return by popular demand of The Megile Of Itzik Manger, March 2 through 16. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene Announces New Play Contest; Jason Robert Brown and More on Jury
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2013

The Drama Desk Award-winning National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene is announcing a first of its kind new play contest. The contest will encourage writers and directors to conceive and develop new works in Yiddish, or based on Yiddish sources, to add to the great legacy of the Yiddish theatre. The contest's jury includes the producer Manny Azenberg, the composer and songwriter Jason Robert Brown, and the playwrights Joe DiPietro; Israel Horovitz and Jon Marans. The contest's winning play or musical will be showcased during the First New York International Festival of Jewish Performing Arts, which Folksbiene inaugurates in June of 2015 to commemorate its first 100 years. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene to Premiere LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME, Beg. 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2013

National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene will present for its 99th season the American premiere of the tender coming-of-age musical adapted from the 1975 Academy Award nominated and Golden Globe Award winning film Lies My Father Told Me based on the works of Ted Allan. Lies My Father Told Me begins previews Sunday, November 10, at 2:00pm for a press opening Thursday, November 21, at 7:30pm at the Nagelberg Theater, Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue. (more...)

Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre Announces 2013-14 Season: TO ELI WITH LOVE, IN THE STUDIO & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2013

Popular I Heart Yiddish Series launches with Eli Rubinstein Tribute Concert, introducing the New Jewish Scene week, and Bryna Wasserman returns to direct The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (more...)

Segal Centre to Present TALES FROM ODESSA, 6/16-7/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2013

The Segal Centre for Performing Arts is proud to conclude its record-breaking 2012-2013 theatre season with the world premiere Yiddish musical Tales From Odessa, based on the stories of Isaak Babel, book by Derek Goldman and music & lyrics by Josh 'Socalled' Dolgin. A Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre production directed by Audrey Finkelstein, Tales From Odessa runs in the Segal Theatre from June 16th to July 7th, 2013; in Yiddish with English and French supertitles. (more...)

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