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Paula Vogel's Tony-Winning INDECENT Sets Broadway Closing; Story to Live on at Stages Across the U.S.Paula Vogel's Tony-Winning INDECENT Sets Broadway Closing; Story to Live on at Stages Across the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Winner of two 2017 Tony Awards, Indecent will play its final performance on Broadway on Sunday, June 25th at 3:00 PM at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street, between Sixth and Seventh Avenues.) At the time of closing, Indecent will have played 79 performances and 15 previews. (more...)

Famed Sex Therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer to Lead INDECENT Talkback Next WeekFamed Sex Therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer to Lead INDECENT Talkback Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Famed sex therapist and media personality Dr. Ruth Westheimer will be the special guest at a post-performance talkback on Tuesday, May 30 at Indecent, the Tony Award nominated Best Play, at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). (more...)

Photo Coverage: National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Honors Daryl Roth & More at Mother's Day GalaPhoto Coverage: National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Honors Daryl Roth & More at Mother's Day Gala
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 15, 2017

Further evidence that Yiddish is suddenly hip in 2017 was on flashy display last night at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, as the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene welcomed a diverse and eclectic crowd to celebrate mothers and the mother tongue in grand style. Prominent producer Daryl Roth and nine other women trailblazers in the arts, sciences, business and philanthropy were honored, and a dazzling all-female cast performed one showstopper after another. The evening's mother hen was the fabulous four-time Tony nominee Tovah Feldshuh, who delighted the audience with her funny and peppery mix of wisdom and heartfelt cheerleading for the Jewish mothers attending and for the Jewish mother in all of us. (more...)

Tony Nominees Paula Vogel & Rebecca Taichman to Lead INDECENT Talk-Backs Next WeekTony Nominees Paula Vogel & Rebecca Taichman to Lead INDECENT Talk-Backs Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Tony Award nominees Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman will be the featured speakers in post-show talk-backs May 16-18 at Indecent at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh to Host National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's OUR LEADING LADIES Mother's Day ConcertTovah Feldshuh to Host National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's OUR LEADING LADIES Mother's Day Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Four-time Tony nominee Tovah Feldshuh and the Emmy and Tony Award-winning David Hyde Pierce will be among those appearing in the Drama Desk Award-winning National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's Mother's Day gala concert, Our Leading Ladies, at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 LaGuardia Place, on Sunday May 14, at 6:30pm. (more...)

Meet the Cast of Broadway's INDECENT- Opens Tonight!Meet the Cast of Broadway's INDECENT- Opens Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Indecent opens tonight, April 18 at the Cort Theatre. Meet the cast before their opening bows! (more...)

Frank London's Theatre-Concert MARKETPLACE Jolts to Life in MayFrank London's Theatre-Concert MARKETPLACE Jolts to Life in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

After being presented by John Schaefer and WNYC's New Sounds Live at the Merkin Concert Hall, and then traveling the world, the iconoclastic post-modern musical oratorio, "A Night at the Old Marketplace," returns to New York for the premiere of an enhanced full-length version fusing music, projections and storytelling.  (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh to Host Folksbiene's Mother's Day Gala Honoring Daryl Roth and MoreTovah Feldshuh to Host Folksbiene's Mother's Day Gala Honoring Daryl Roth and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

It will be the mother of all star-studded galas! On Mother's Day the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (producers of last season's critically acclaimed and Drama Desk-nominated musical "The Golden Bride," and current producers on the upcoming Broadway stage play "Indecent") presents a unique gala concert, "Our Leading Ladies," celebrating the contributions of women in the arts, business, science, and philanthropy, at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 LaGuardia Place, on Sunday, May 14, at 6:30pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Broadway's INDECENTPhoto Coverage: Meet the Company of Broadway's INDECENT
by Walter McBride - Mar 13, 2017

Indecent, the newest work by Pulitzer Prize-winner Paula Vogel (HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE), begins previews Tuesday, April 4 and opens Tuesday, April 18 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street, between Sixth and Seventh Avenues). (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Cast of INDECENT on Broadway!FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Cast of INDECENT on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - Mar 13, 2017

Indecent, the newest work by Pulitzer Prize-winner Paula Vogel (HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE), begins previews Tuesday, April 4 and opens Tuesday, April 18 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street, between Sixth and Seventh Avenues). (more...)

Tickets On Sale Tomorrow for INDECENT at the Cort Theatre Box OfficeTickets On Sale Tomorrow for INDECENT at the Cort Theatre Box Office
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2017

The Cort Theatre box office will open Monday, February 27 at noon for INDECENT, the newest work by Pulitzer Prize-winner Paula Vogel (HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE), it was announced today by producersDaryl Roth, Elizabeth Ireland McCann and Cody Lassen. INDECENT begins previews Tuesday, April 4 and opens Tuesday, April 18 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street, between Sixth and Seventh Avenues). (more...)

World Renowned Jewish Cultural Entertainers to Discuss the Renaissance & CultureWorld Renowned Jewish Cultural Entertainers to Discuss the Renaissance & Culture
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Michael Ann Russel Jewish Community Center (MAR-JCC) presents its first installment of the Yiddishkayt Entertainment Series: A Forum for the Celebration of Jewish Culture and Education with The Renaissance of Yiddishkayt and Jewish Culture. World renowned Jewish Cultural entertainers Jake Ehrenreich, Eleanor Reissa and Avi Hoffman will lead the discussion of Yiddishkayt and Jewish Culture. (more...)

New Yiddish Rep's GOD OF VENGEANCE, Basis of Broadway-Bound INDECENT, Moves Off-Broadway This MarchNew Yiddish Rep's GOD OF VENGEANCE, Basis of Broadway-Bound INDECENT, Moves Off-Broadway This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

New Yiddish Rep (NYR) is bringing back by popular demand the controversial classic "God of Vengeance" for a special encore running for two weeks at Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street, from Tues March 14 to Monday March 27.  (more...)

Entire Off-Broadway Ensemble to Return for INDECENT on BroadwayEntire Off-Broadway Ensemble to Return for INDECENT on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Daryl Roth, Elizabeth Ireland McCann and Cody Lassen, the producers of Indecent -- the newest work by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel (HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE) -- have announced that the entire original Off-Broadway ensemble will travel to Broadway when the production begins previews at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street, between Sixth and Seventh Avenues), on April 4, prior to its official opening night on April 18. (more...)

Photo Coverage: INDECENT Company Meet Off-Broadway Counterparts at GOD OF VENGEANCEPhoto Coverage: INDECENT Company Meet Off-Broadway Counterparts at GOD OF VENGEANCE
by Walter McBride - Jan 11, 2017

New Yiddish Rep's revival of the controversial classic 'God of Vengeance' just hosted a talk-back, allowing audiences to delve deeply into aspects of this groundbreaking play by Sholem Asch. Just last night Rebecca Taichman (the director and co-creator of the Broadway-bound play 'Indecent,' which is based on the history of the play, and Gene Steinberg), headed to LaMaMa for the discussion and she was joined by some of her Indecent cast. BroadwayWorld brings you photos below! (more...)

INDECENT Director Set for New Yiddish Rep's GOD OF VENGEANCE Talk-Back TonightINDECENT Director Set for New Yiddish Rep's GOD OF VENGEANCE Talk-Back Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

New Yiddish Rep's highly anticipated revival of the controversial classic 'God of Vengeance' will host two talk-backs of note that allow audiences to delve deeply into aspects of this groundbreaking play by Sholem Asch. (more...)

New Yiddish Rep's GOD OF VENGEANCE, Basis of Broadway-Bound INDECENT, Begins Tonight at La MaMaNew Yiddish Rep's GOD OF VENGEANCE, Basis of Broadway-Bound INDECENT, Begins Tonight at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

New Yiddish Rep's highly anticipated 'God of Vengeance,' begins previews for a five-week Off-Broadway run at La MaMa, 74A East 4th Street, starting tonight, December 22. It opens on Christmas Day, Sunday, December 25 at 7:30pm. (more...)

INDECENT Director and More Set for New Yiddish Rep's GOD OF VENGEANCE Talk-BacksINDECENT Director and More Set for New Yiddish Rep's GOD OF VENGEANCE Talk-Backs
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

New Yiddish Rep's highly anticipated revival of the controversial classic "God of Vengeance" will host two talk-backs of note that allow audiences to delve deeply into aspects of this groundbreaking play by Sholem Asch. (more...)

First Yiddish Revival of GOD OF VENGEANCE, Basis of Broadway-Bound INDECENT, Headed to La MaMaFirst Yiddish Revival of GOD OF VENGEANCE, Basis of Broadway-Bound INDECENT, Headed to La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

New York audiences will be treated to the first revival in Yiddish in many decades of Sholem Asch's shocking and ahead-of-its-time drama "God of Vengeance," the basis of the Broadway-bound play "Indecent." Directed by and featuring the Tony nominee Eleanor Reissa, "God of Vengeance" begins previews at La MaMa, 74A East 4th Street, starting December 22. It opens on Christmas Day. (more...)

Casting Complete for New Yiddish Rep's GOD OF VENGEANCE at La MaMaCasting Complete for New Yiddish Rep's GOD OF VENGEANCE at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Casting is now complete for New Yiddish Rep's highly anticipated 'God of Vengeance,' which begins previews for a five-week Off-Broadway run at La MaMa, 74A East 4th Street, starting December 22. It opens on Christmas Day, Sunday, December 25 at 7:30pm. (more...)

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