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Shane Baker

 
Bio:
Shane Baker has performed on every inhabited continent. He has appeared both Off-Broadway and internationally as Vladimir in his own Yiddish translation of Samuel Beckett's WAITING FOR GODOT. He has played with the Ridiculous Theatrical Company in Charles Ludlam's GALAS and CONQUEST OF THE ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Shane Baker has performed on every inhabited continent. He has appeared both Off-Broadway and internationally as Vladimir in his own Yiddish translation of Samuel Beckett's WAITING FOR GODOT. He has played with the Ridiculous Theatrical Company in Charles Ludlam's GALAS and CONQUEST OF THE ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
New Yiddish Rep Revival, 2017
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
New Yiddish Rep Yiddish Language Off-Broadway Revival, 2016
Yekl

Photos

MATTIAS ANDERSSON,
MOSHE YASSUR, SHANE BAKER, AMANDA LIND, NICHOLAS AARON JENKINS,
AL Photo

MATTIAS ANDERSSON, MOSHE YASSUR, SHANE BAKER, AMANDA LIND, NICHOLAS AARON JENKINS, ALLEN LEWIS RICKMAN, LUZER TWERSKY, MICHAEL WEX, LIZZIE OVED SCHEJA

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Date:
11/22/2021
MICHAEL WEX, LUZER TWERSKY, SHANE BAKER,
ALLEN LEWIS RICKMAN  Photo

MICHAEL WEX, LUZER TWERSKY, SHANE BAKER, ALLEN LEWIS RICKMAN

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Date:
11/22/2021
MICHAEL WEX and SHANE BAKER Photo

MICHAEL WEX and SHANE BAKER

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Date:
11/22/2021
From left to right: Everett Quinton, Shane Baker and Christopher Johnson.  Photo by T Photo

From left to right: Everett Quinton, Shane Baker and Christopher Johnson. Photo by Theo Cote

From: 
Date:
06/16/2019
DANIEL KAHN, JACKIE HOFFMAN,
ALLEN LEWIS RICKMAN, YELENA SHMULENSON, SHANE BAKER Photo

DANIEL KAHN, JACKIE HOFFMAN, ALLEN LEWIS RICKMAN, YELENA SHMULENSON, SHANE BAKER

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Date:
07/23/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
New Yiddish Rep Revival, 2017
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
New Yiddish Rep Yiddish Language Off-Broadway Revival, 2016
Yekl

Shane Baker Biography

Shane Baker has performed on every inhabited continent. He has appeared both Off-Broadway and internationally as Vladimir in his own Yiddish translation of Samuel Beckett's WAITING FOR GODOT.

He has played with the Ridiculous Theatrical Company in Charles Ludlam's GALAS and CONQUEST OF THE UNIVERSE, OR WHEN QUEENS COLLIDE and he has worked on various incarnations of Jeff Weiss's AND THAT?S HOW THE RENT GETS PAID/COME CLEAN/and HOT KEYS in numerous roles, including most memorably Sol Scheisskopf and Val Titsworth.




Shane Baker News

YIVO Presents: An Evening Of Yiddish Theater In Translation Photo YIVO Presents: An Evening Of Yiddish Theater In Translation
by Stephi Wild - Feb 9, 2022

On Thursday, February 17, 2022 at 7:00pm (ET), the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research will present An Evening of Yiddish Theater in Translation: Celebrating Nahma Sandrow's 'Yiddish Plays for Reading and Performance'. 

Photos: Top Swedish Dignitaries Attend American Production of WAITING FOR GODOT Photo Photos: Top Swedish Dignitaries Attend American Production of WAITING FOR GODOT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2021

Stockholm’s prestigious Royal Dramatic Theatre commissioned America’s Congress for Jewish Culture to present director Moshe Yassur’s critically acclaimed 2013 Off-Broadway Yiddish language staging of WAITING FOR GODOT. The production played to three sold out houses November 13th and 14th.

WAITING FOR GODOT Opens Tonight in Stockholm With All American Cast Photo WAITING FOR GODOT Opens Tonight in Stockholm With All American Cast
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 13, 2021

Stockholm’s prestigious Royal Dramatic Theatre commissioned America’s Congress for Jewish Culture to present director Moshe Yassur’s critically acclaimed 2013 Off-Broadway Yiddish language staging of Waiting For Godot

Stockholm's WAITING FOR GODOT Opens This Saturday With All American Cast Photo Stockholm's WAITING FOR GODOT Opens This Saturday With All American Cast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2021

Stockholm’s prestigious Royal Dramatic Theatre commissioned America’s Congress for Jewish Culture to present director Moshe Yassur’s critically acclaimed 2013 Off-Broadway Yiddish language staging of WAITING FOR GODOT.

Photos: First Look at Stockholm's WAITING FOR GODOT With an All American Cast Photo Photos: First Look at Stockholm's WAITING FOR GODOT With an All American Cast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 8, 2021

Stockholm’s prestigious Royal Dramatic Theatre commissioned America’s Congress for Jewish Culture to present director Moshe Yassur’s critically acclaimed 2013 Off-Broadway Yiddish language staging of WAITING FOR GODOT.

American Company Commissioned To Present WAITING FOR GODOT At Stockholm's Royal Drama Photo American Company Commissioned To Present WAITING FOR GODOT At Stockholm's Royal Dramatic Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 27, 2021

The Congress for Jewish Culture has been commissioned to present director Moshe Yassur’s critically acclaimed 2013 Off-Broadway Yiddish language staging of WAITING FOR GODOT at the prestigious Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm, Sweden next month.

WAITING FOR GODOT in Yiddish to be Presented at the Royal Dramatic Theatre Photo WAITING FOR GODOT in Yiddish to be Presented at the Royal Dramatic Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2021

The Congress for Jewish Culture has been commissioned to present director Moshe Yassur’s critically acclaimed 2013 Off-Broadway Yiddish language staging of WAITING FOR GODOT at the prestigious Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm, Sweden next month.

THE ESSENCE to Make Off-Broadway Premiere This Fall Photo THE ESSENCE to Make Off-Broadway Premiere This Fall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2021

At long last, THE ESSENCE will be making its official Off-Broadway bow at the WP Theater, 2162 Broadway (at 76th Street). Performances will begin October 10th, with the official Opening Night set for Sunday, October 17th at 7 p.m., and will continue for 10 weeks only through December 23rd.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: May 29-30- with George Salazar, Sara Bareilles, and Mor Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: May 29-30- with George Salazar, Sara Bareilles, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 29, 2021

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, May 29-30, 2021.

Mike Burstyn to Join ITZIK AND THE GOLDEN PEACOCK This Sunday Photo Mike Burstyn to Join ITZIK AND THE GOLDEN PEACOCK This Sunday
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2021

This Sunday, May 30th at 2 pm, the Congress for Jewish Culture will host ITZIK AND THE GOLDEN PEACOCK, a 120th birthday celebration for renowned Yiddish bard Itzik Manger. This very special virtual event will feature an ensemble of Yiddish luminaries with readings, music and discussion, revealing why Itzik Manger has such an enduring legacy.

Shane Baker Videos

VIDEO: Get a Sneak Peek at TEVYE SERVED RAW at the Playroom Theatre VideoVIDEO: Get a Sneak Peek at TEVYE SERVED RAW at the Playroom Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jun 19, 2018

A brand new video offering a sneak peek into the upcoming New York premiere of Tevye Served Raw made its debut today on YouTube. Watch it below!