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Date of Birth: October 31, 1939 (77)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
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Joel Grey, Sheldon Harnick, Tovah Feldshuh, David Hyde Pierce and More Set for First-Ever New York Reading of Elie Weisel's NIGHTJoel Grey, Sheldon Harnick, Tovah Feldshuh, David Hyde Pierce and More Set for First-Ever New York Reading of Elie Weisel's NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

On Sunday, January 29, 2017, the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust joins with the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene to honor the memory of Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel, who died on July 2, 2016, by presenting a community reading of his landmark memoir NIGHT, which tells of his experience in German concentration camps with his father during the Holocaust. (more...)

LIGHT UP THE NIGHT Concert of Re-Discovered Yiddish Theater Songs Announces Schedule ChangesLIGHT UP THE NIGHT Concert of Re-Discovered Yiddish Theater Songs Announces Schedule Changes
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

The performance schedule has been changed for 'Light Up The Night,' a theatrical concert of rediscovered and restored Yiddish theater songs by Ellstein, Goldfaden, Olshanetsky, Rumshinsky, and Secunda, to be presented by National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) January 1 in Edmond J. Safra Hall at Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place, Manhattan.  Originally two shows were planned, at 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM.  The 2:00 PM performance continues as scheduled but the 6:00 PM performance has been canceled. (more...)

Folksbiene's LIGHT UP THE NIGHT: a Concert of Yiddish Theater ComposersFolksbiene's LIGHT UP THE NIGHT: a Concert of Yiddish Theater Composers
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

 To ring in the New Year, on January 1 National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) will present 'Light Up The Night,' a concert of rediscovered and restored pre- and post-WWII music from the theatrical works of the great composers of the Golden Age of Yiddish Theater.  These include Ellstein, Goldfaden, Olshanetsky, Rumshinsky and Secunda.  All are leading songwriters from the era of 'The Golden Bride,' which was presented by Folksbiene Theatre in 2015 and 2016.  The cast will feature performers who were acclaimed in that production, backed by a 16-piece orchestra.  The production is in Yiddish with projected supertitles.  The full concert will be offered twice, at 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM, in Edmond J. Safra Hall at Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place. (more...)

MasterVoices Announces Release of World Premiere Recording of The Road of PromiseMasterVoices Announces Release of World Premiere Recording of The Road of Promise
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale) announces the release of the world premiere recording of Kurt Weill and Franz Werfel's The Road of Promise on Navona Records. (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, April 25, 2016Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, April 25, 2016
by - Apr 25, 2016

Get all the scoop on GOTHAM, airing on FOX on Monday, April 25, 2016! (more...)

Photo Flash: BeBe Winans Joins Young People's Chorus of New York City's 2016 GalaPhoto Flash: BeBe Winans Joins Young People's Chorus of New York City's 2016 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

On Monday evening, March 7, at 7 p.m. with every seat in Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Theater occupied, 400 chorus members of the Young People's Chorus of New York City filled the stage and the balcony boxes above, while YPC Artistic Director Francisco J. Nuñez gave the downbeat to The New York Pops, to set the stage for one of the most exciting and successful galas in YPC's 28-year history. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, December 21, 2015Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, December 21, 2015
by - Dec 21, 2015

Get all the scoop on GOTHAM, airing on FOX on Monday, December 21, 2015! (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, November 30, 2015Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, November 30, 2015
by - Nov 30, 2015

Get all the scoop on GOTHAM, airing on FOX on Monday, November 30, 2015! (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, November 23, 2015Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, November 23, 2015
by - Nov 23, 2015

Get all the scoop on GOTHAM, airing on FOX on Monday, November 23, 2015! (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, November 16, 2015Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, November 16, 2015
by - Nov 16, 2015

Get all the scoop on GOTHAM, airing on FOX on Monday, November 16, 2015! (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, October 19, 2015Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, October 19, 2015
by - Oct 19, 2015

Get all the scoop on GOTHAM, airing on FOX on Monday, October 19, 2015! (more...)

Phillip Boykin, Douglas Hodge, Montego Glover, Betsy Wolfe and More Set for MasterVoices' Fall 2015 Gala TonightPhillip Boykin, Douglas Hodge, Montego Glover, Betsy Wolfe and More Set for MasterVoices' Fall 2015 Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

MasterVoices will hold its Fall Gala and Concert, featuring the THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE; OR, THE SLAVE OF DUTY at Le Parker Meridian and the New York City Center tonight, October 15, 2015. (more...)

Phillip Boykin, Douglas Hodge, Montego Glover, Betsy Wolfe and More Set for MasterVoices' Fall 2015 Gala, Featuring PIRATES OF PENZANCEPhillip Boykin, Douglas Hodge, Montego Glover, Betsy Wolfe and More Set for MasterVoices' Fall 2015 Gala, Featuring PIRATES OF PENZANCE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

MasterVoices will hold its Fall Gala and Concert, featuring the THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE; OR, THE SLAVE OF DUTY at Le Parker Meridian and the New York City Center on October 15, 2015. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara, Victoria Clark, Betsy Wolfe, Montego Glover & More Join MasterVoices' 2015-16 SeasonKelli O'Hara, Victoria Clark, Betsy Wolfe, Montego Glover & More Join MasterVoices' 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

New York City's famed Collegiate Chorale - founded in 1941 by legendary conductor Robert Shaw - announced four strategic initiatives that position the organization for its next phase of performing excellence. (more...)

SEAWIFE Extends Through July 26 at the South Street Seaport MuseumSEAWIFE Extends Through July 26 at the South Street Seaport Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

The dynamic downtown theater company Naked Angels, under the leadership of new Artistic Director Liz Carlson, is pleased to announce a one-week extension on the limited Off-Broadway engagement of the new folk concert play SeaWife. (more...)

BOMBSHELL to Make a 'Smash' Onstage; BWW Looks Back on How It All BeganBOMBSHELL to Make a 'Smash' Onstage; BWW Looks Back on How It All Began
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 3, 2015

BWW has put together a SMASH retrospective, from inception to TV series to benefit concert to stage! Travel back in time with a look back on how it all began! (more...)

Lawrence Wright's CAMP DAVID Heading to Broadway Next SeasonLawrence Wright's CAMP DAVID Heading to Broadway Next Season
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 25, 2015

BroadwayWorld can confirm that President Jimmy Carter will soon bow on The Great White Way. (more...)

KulturfestNYC, The Skivvies, Dawn Landes & More Headed for Joe's Pub, Now thru 6/28KulturfestNYC, The Skivvies, Dawn Landes & More Headed for Joe's Pub, Now thru 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming nightly performances running today, June 17-28, 2015. (more...)

Harvey Weinstein Honored With 'Truth To Power Award'Harvey Weinstein Honored With 'Truth To Power Award'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

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KulturfestNYC, The Skivvies, Dawn Landes & More Headed for Joe's Pub, 6/17-28KulturfestNYC, The Skivvies, Dawn Landes & More Headed for Joe's Pub, 6/17-28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming nightly performances running June 17-28, 2015. Scroll down for details, or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows. (more...)

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