Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's September 3rd Performance to Honor Theodore BikelYiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's September 3rd Performance to Honor Theodore Bikel
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) will launch its Fall extension of the critically-acclaimed Yiddish language production of Fiddler on the Roof, playing at the Museum of Jewish Heritage (MJH) at Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, by dedicating its Monday, September 3rd 7pm performance to the memory of its longtime friend and collaborator Theodore Bikel. (more...)

Oscar and Tony Nominee Theodore Bikel Subject Of New Spotlight Series DocumentaryOscar and Tony Nominee Theodore Bikel Subject Of New Spotlight Series Documentary
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

'On March 12th, 1938, thirteen year old Theo and his parents hid behind the curtains of their home and watched in horror as Hitler and his troops annexed Vienna. For the next six months the Bikels struggled to escape Europe.' (more...)

Photo Flash: The Legacy Of Screen And Stage Star Theo Bikel Lives OnPhoto Flash: The Legacy Of Screen And Stage Star Theo Bikel Lives On
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

'All children are my children, I cry for them with same tears' wrote actor, singer and peace activist Theo Bikel a year before he died. Some 200 people gathered at a magnificent Beverly Hills estate on Sun Jan 28 to celebrate his life and memory, while raising funds for Project Rozana: Building Bridges to Peace through the medical treatment of wounded and ill Syrian children in Ziv hospital in Israel. (more...)

LA's Most influential Elected Officials and Spiritual Leaders Gather In Unity
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

???????'Perhaps it is time that we stop focusing on the most powerful man in the world and start focusing on the most vulnerable individuals,' remarked Los Angeles Mayor, Eric Garcetti. (more...)

REMEMBERING THEO - a Memorial Concert for Theordore Bikel
by Liz Cearns - Sep 1, 2016

Actor, vocalist and activist Theodore Bikel died July 21, 2015 at age 91 in Los Angeles. He will be remembered in a memorial concert in New York City, titled 'Remembering Theo - an evening of music, laughter and love,' September 27 in The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (68th Street between Park and Lexington Ave.). The evening will feature musical performances by many of Bikel's friends and treasured colleagues. (more...)

Sheldon Harnick, Fiddler Alumni to Be Part of Memorial Concert for Theodore Bikel
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Actor, vocalist and activist Theodore Bikel died July 21, 2015 at age 91 in Los Angeles.  He will be remembered in a memorial concert in New York City, titled 'Remembering Theo - An Evening of Music, Laughter and Love,' September 27 in The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (68th Street between Park and Lexington Ave.).  (more...)

Broadway Dims Its Lights in Memory of Theodore Bikel Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

The Broadway community mourns the loss of acclaimed performer Theodore Bikel, who passed away on July 21, 2015 at age 91. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory tonight, July 24, 2015 at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Theodore Bikel
by Walter McBride - Jul 23, 2015

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, acclaimed performer Theodore Bikel passed away on July 21, 2015 at age 91. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory on Friday, July 24, 2015 at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Broadway to Dim Lights in Memory of Theodore Bikel Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

The Broadway community mourns the loss of acclaimed performer Theodore Bikel, who passed away on July 21, 2015 at age 91. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory on Friday, July 24, 2015 at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Actors' Equity Releases Statement on the Passing of Former President Theodore Bikel
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

Actors' Equity has released a statement this afternoon following the news of former president and Broadway veteran Theodore Bikel's death at 91. (more...)

Breaking News: Famed FIDDLER ON THE ROOF & THE SOUND OF MUSIC Star Theodore Bikel Dies at 91
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that beloved stage and screen star, Theodore Bikel, who recently CELEBRATED his 76th year in show business, has passed away at UCLA Medical as a result of natural causes. He was 91. (more...)