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Elie Wiesel

 
Date of Birth: September 30, 1928 (93)

Birth Place: Sighet, Transylvania, ROMANIA
 

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Elie Wiesel News

Photos: Ellis Island Honors Society Hosts 35th Annual Awards Ceremony Photo Photos: Ellis Island Honors Society Hosts 35th Annual Awards Ceremony
by Marissa Tomeo - May 15, 2022

View photos as the Ellis Island Honors Society (EIHS) hosted the 35th Annual Ellis Island Medals of Honor ceremony, where 85 medalists were recognized for their leadership and service within their communities and professions while exemplifying the values of the American way of life. The black-tie gala was held in Ellis Island’s Great Hall, the original registry room and gateway for 12 million immigrants to the U.S.

The 92nd Street Y Announces Post-COVID Transformation With New Name, Renovation & Mor Photo The 92nd Street Y Announces Post-COVID Transformation With New Name, Renovation & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2022

The 92nd Street Y, New York (92NY) today announced that, building on lessons learned during the pandemic, it is set to relaunch itself for the 21st Century, bringing its values and programming to more people in more places more effectively than ever before.

Benefit Concert For Ukraine Will Be Performed at Lincoln Center Photo Benefit Concert For Ukraine Will Be Performed at Lincoln Center
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2022

Artists from the Metropolitan Opera, Broadway and beyond will entertain and uplift audiences with their moving performances. The concert program will feature popular favorites - and some hidden gems! - from opera, musical theater and the great American songbook, along with poignant poetry and a few moving instrumental works to inspire and restore our sense of hope and community.

New Edition of FOR COLORED GIRLS to be Published With Introduction by Camille A. Brow Photo New Edition of FOR COLORED GIRLS to be Published With Introduction by Camille A. Brown
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2022

Scribner has announced the April 2022 reissue of the award-winning play for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf by Ntozake Shange, in celebration of its upcoming Broadway revival by Tony nominated choreographer and director, Camille A. Brown.

Pulitzer Prize Finalist Lore Segal's Novel OTHER PEOPLE'S HOUSES to be Adapted for th Photo Pulitzer Prize Finalist Lore Segal's Novel OTHER PEOPLE'S HOUSES to be Adapted for the Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2021

Pulitzer Prize finalist Lore Segal’s internationally acclaimed semi-autobiographical novel Other People’s Houses will be adapted for the stage by Emily Feldman and three-time Obie Award winner Daniel Aukin.

HITLER'S TASTERS Gets Reading and Talkback With Playwright Michelle Kholos Brooks and Photo HITLER'S TASTERS Gets Reading and Talkback With Playwright Michelle Kholos Brooks and Holocaust Historian Gavriel D. Rosenfeld
by Stephi Wild - Feb 10, 2021

Join the cast, director, and playwright of Hitler's Tasters on Tuesday, February 23 at 4:30 p.m., ET, as they share excerpts from their award-winning play about a group of young women who have the opportunity to die for their country every day as Adolf Hitler's food tasters.

Tune In to A New Workshop On How To Write A Memorable Memoir Photo Tune In to A New Workshop On How To Write A Memorable Memoir
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 29, 2020

The Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy will present Have You Ever Wanted to Write Your Life Stories but Didn't know How to Start? A workshop with 4 classes on Monday, December 7, 14, 21, and 28th, 2020 from 10:30AM to 12:00PM.

92Y Announces its 2020 Extraordinary Women Awards Photo 92Y Announces its 2020 Extraordinary Women Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2020

Join 92Y's Extraordinary Women Awards, a virtual interactive event on Tuesday, November 10 (12-1 pm ET) honoring Leadership through Adversity. The event celebrates game-changing and trailblazing women who bring equity, leadership and contributions to their communities and who work to rebuild a world in which we all belong.

Judith Lynn Stillman and Will Liverman's Collaboration Takes First Place In OperaVisi Photo Judith Lynn Stillman and Will Liverman's Collaboration Takes First Place In OperaVision's International Competition
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 22, 2020

Throughout quarantine, Rhode Island College artist in residence, Judith Lynn Stillman kept busy working remotely on musical video projects, which examined complex universal issues.

Orlando Bloom to Produce a Drama About Jared Gesner Photo Orlando Bloom to Produce a Drama About Jared Gesner
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 1, 2020

Deadline reports that Orlando Bloom will produce a TV series at Amazon based on the story of human rights lawyer Jared Genser, who has helped free political prisoners in a number of hot zones around the world.

Elie Wiesel Videos

STAGE TUBE: Watch Elie Wiesel's NIGHT Reading, Featuring Broadway's Jessica Hecht, Tovah Feldshuh, Sheldon Harnick and More
by Stage Tube - Feb 8, 2017

Prominent figures from the arts, politics, human rights, social justice, the media, and academia gathered for a continuous reading of Nobel Peace laureate Elie Wiesel's seismic Holocaust memoir, 'Night,' at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place, on Sunday, January 29, 2017. The all-day 'Night' event took place in front of an overflow audience at the Museum. You can watch footage of the entire event, produced by Folksbiene executive producer Christopher Massimine (edited to 4:30 hours), below!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Arianna Huffington Set for OWN's SUPER SOUL SUNDAY Today
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2014

Oprah sits down with entrepreneur and media mogul Arianna Huffington, founder of ‚ÄúThe Huffington Post,‚ÄĚ in an all-new episode of ‚ÄúSuper Soul Sunday‚ÄĚ airing today, May 11 at 11 a.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Arianna Huffington Set for OWN's SUPER SOUL SUNDAY, 5/11
by Caryn Robbins - May 8, 2014

Oprah sits down with entrepreneur and media mogul Arianna Huffington, founder of ‚ÄúThe Huffington Post,‚ÄĚ in an all-new episode of ‚ÄúSuper Soul Sunday‚ÄĚ airing this Sunday, May 11 at 11 a.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Shirley MacLaine Featured on Oprah's SUPER SOUL SUNDAY Today
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2014

An all-new season of 'Super Soul Sunday' kicks off when Oprah sits down with legendary actress Shirley MacLaine to discuss her illustrious career,

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Shirley MacLaine Featured on Oprah's SUPER SOUL SUNDAY
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 18, 2014

An all-new season of 'Super Soul Sunday' kicks off when Oprah sits down with legendary actress Shirley MacLaine to discuss her illustrious career,


Elie Wiesel Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Elie Wiesel written?
Elie Wiesel has written 2 shows including Zalmen or The Madness of God (Playwright), The Haggadah (Source Material).