City Winery Presents 'Isramerican' Music and Comedy, 6/20
After a year of producing numerous, successful artistic and community based projects, 'Isramerica' returns to its roots with another signature showcase of Music, Comedy and Theatre hosted at City Winery on Sunday, June 20th 2010 at 8pm.
Since its inception in July of 2009, 'Isramerica' has managed to produce sold out runs of Off-Broadway shows such as Jean-Paul Sartre's NO EXIT at The 13th Street Repertory, SABRA by Julia Rosenfeld at Manhattan Theatre Source, has co-sponsored events such as 'Date My Jewish Friend Play Fundraiser' at Stand Up NY (conceived by Michelle Slonim and featured in the Wall Street Journal) was one of the supporters of the independent film 'Reverie', featured in the Short Corner of The Cannes Film Festival and came on board for an all-nighter at Tikkun Shavuot, one of the biggest uptown celebrations of Jewish and Israeli art in New York and the Holiday of Shavuot.
This time around, 'Isramerica' is mixing it up with the help of Hasidic Hip Hop artist Describe, comedic actor and rapper Derek Brantley (Sammy Davis Jr. III aka SD3) performing his famous song "1Potatoe, 2potatoe, 3potatoe, Knish" as well as Beat boxer Jay Stone (last seen on 'American Idol') who will be beat boxing to "Shma Israel" followed by his own rendition of the Beatles "Come Togther." The show, that will start at 8pm, will also feature the likings of Michelle Slonim, Rosie Moss, Sarah Doe Osborne, Elian Zach, Noah Aaronson, Shira Kobren, Rony Stav, Netanel Ballaishe, Yael Gonen, Judah Gavra, Hananel Edri, Harrison Greenbaum, Sivan Hadari, Natalie Tenenbaum and a hot scene from 'Sex and The Holy Land,' straight out of the NY Fringe Festival Hit from Melanie Zoey Weinstein. The event will be hosted by Ophira Eisenberg.
'Isramerica' at City Winery will take place on Sunday, June 20th at 8pm at the City Winery, located at 155 Varick St. and Vandam, New York, N.Y. Tickets are $25 online or $30 at the door and can be purchased at www.citywinery.com/events/86435. Proceeds go to the Gilad Shalit organization and to the development of our new musical production.
'Isramerica' was founded by Sivan Hadari, (who is an actress, singers, writer, producer and self proclaimed 'Isramerican') in 2009 and is a joint collaboration of the artists within the group.Visit www.isramerica.com for more info. 'Isramerica': Because there is more to Israel than just hummus, Falafel and M-16's.