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TNC Sets April 3 Lineup For OPEN 'THO SHUT Photo TNC Sets April 3 Lineup For OPEN 'THO SHUT
by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2021

On Saturday, April 3 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Theater for the New City (TNC), 155 First Ave., will present a mixed music and performance lineup for the twenty-first installment of 'Open 'Tho Shut,' its afternoon of 'walk-by theater' that is staged in its set shop and visible from East Tenth Street between First and Second Avenues.

Thirteenth Installment Of Theater For The New City's OPEN THO' SHUT Announced Photo Thirteenth Installment Of Theater For The New City's OPEN THO' SHUT Announced
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 1, 2021

On Saturday, February 6 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Theater for the New City (TNC), 155 First Ave., will present the thirteenth installment of 'Open 'Tho Shut,' its afternoon of 'walk-by theater' that is staged in its set shop and visible from East Tenth Street between First and Second Avenues.

Theater for the New City Presents Eleventh Installment of OPEN 'THO SHUT Photo Theater for the New City Presents Eleventh Installment of OPEN 'THO SHUT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 18, 2021

On Saturday, January 23 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Theater for the New City, 155 First Ave., will present the eleventh installment of  'Open 'Tho Shut,' its afternoon of 'walk-by theater' that is staged in its set shop and visible from East Tenth Street between First and Second Avenues.

New Yiddish Rep's 100th Anniversary Production Of THE DYBBUK Now Available On-Demad Photo New Yiddish Rep's 100th Anniversary Production Of THE DYBBUK Now Available On-Demad
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 4, 2021

The bilingual streaming production of 'The Dybbuk' by S. An-ski (Shloyme Zaynvl Rapoport), which was performed at Theater for the New City by New Yiddish Rep on the play's 100th anniversary (December 9 to 13), has been edited for video-on-demand and will be presented through midnight January 31 by New Yiddish Rep at https://www.newyiddishrep.org/. 

Theater For The New City and New Yiddish Rep Present 100th Anniversary Version of THE Photo Theater For The New City and New Yiddish Rep Present 100th Anniversary Version of THE DYBBUK
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 7, 2020

The Dybbuk is arguably the most well-known play in the Yiddish theater lexicon. It was premiered on December 9, 1920 by the Vilna Troupe at the Eizeum theater in Warsaw. Its success catapulted that company onto the International stage. New Yiddish Rep will celebrate it’s 100th birthday with a live performance streamed from Theater For The New City.

New Yiddish Rep Will Present THE WHORE FROM OHIO by Hanoch Levin Photo New Yiddish Rep Will Present THE WHORE FROM OHIO by Hanoch Levin
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2020

New Yiddish Rep will present 'The Whore from Ohio' by Hanoch Levin, Israel's foremost playwright, at Theater for the New City February 19 to 23, performed in Yiddish with projected surtitles. This black comedy, which deals memorably with ultimate questions of fantasy, lust and mortality, is one Levin's most famous plays. It is translated into Yiddish from the original Hebrew by Eli Rosen. Gara Sandler directs.

New Yiddish Rep Presents THE LABOR OF LIFE  By Hanoch Levin Photo New Yiddish Rep Presents THE LABOR OF LIFE By Hanoch Levin
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 19, 2019

From January 17 to 26, 2020, New Yiddish Rep will present a Yiddish language version of 'The Labor of Life' by Israeli playwright Hanoch Levin, translated by Eli Rosen, directed by Gera Sandler, at New Yiddish Rep's Cyrus and Rose Feldman Studio Theater, 315 W. 39 Street, 9th floor. This comedy, originally written in Hebrew, will be performed in Yiddish with projected English surtitles. It is a funny and very sad play of the missed opportunities, compromises and disillusionments demanded by the 'labor of life.' Originally presented at Israel's HaBima in June, 1989, it stands out among contemporary writings for its sardonic resonance to Israelis and Jews worldwide.

IN LOVE WITH A DREAM A Cabaret With Lea Kalisch Comes to New Yiddish Rep, June 19-23 Photo IN LOVE WITH A DREAM A Cabaret With Lea Kalisch Comes to New Yiddish Rep, June 19-23
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 5, 2019

New Yiddish Rep invites you to see Lea Kalisch in her cabaret performance, 'In Love with a Dream,' to be presented June 19 to 23 at 9:00 PM each night by New Yiddish Rep at Playroom Theater, 151 West 46th Street, 8 fl.  Kalisch is a dynamic, sexy, multidisciplinary performer originally from Zurich, Switzerland.  The running time is 65 minutes and critics are invited to all performances.

New Yiddish Rep Presents CRAZY MESHUGE HURRICANE EARTHQUAKE Photo New Yiddish Rep Presents CRAZY MESHUGE HURRICANE EARTHQUAKE
by Stephi Wild - May 23, 2019

From June 19 to 23, New Yiddish Rep will present 'Crazy Meshuge Hurricane Earthquake' by Amy Coleman, directed by David Mandelbaum, at The Playroom Theater, 151 West 46th Street, 8 fl. This six-character play (portrayed by four actors) is the story of an unlikely connection that develops between a middle aged non-religious Jewish woman and a young Hasidic man struggling with schizophrenia. Hired to be his caretaker, the woman attempts to give him the support he needs, but discovers that her agenda may have more to do with her own needs than his. The play offers important lessons on love and trust.

New Yiddish Rep Presents Lea Kalisch in IN LOVE WITH A DREAM Photo New Yiddish Rep Presents Lea Kalisch in IN LOVE WITH A DREAM
by Stephi Wild - May 23, 2019

New Yiddish Rep will present Lea Kalisch (www.leakalisch.com) in the premiere of her new solo show, 'In Love with a Dream,' June 19 to 23 at 9:00 PM at The Playroom Theater, 151 W 46th Street (8th Floor). Kalisch is a dynamic, sexy, multidisciplinary performer originally from Zurich, Switzerland. Her piece is an autobiography in song, rap and comedy: a high-energy reflection on her clash of expectations and real-life experiences.

Lea Kalisch Performs IN LOVE WITH A DREAM for New Yiddish Rep's May 11 KABARET! Photo Lea Kalisch Performs IN LOVE WITH A DREAM for New Yiddish Rep's May 11 KABARET!
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 23, 2019

New Yiddish Rep will present Lea Kalisch (www.leakalisch.com) in a new solo show, 'In Love with a Dream,' as its May 11 'Kabaret!' at The Cyrus and Rose Feldman Studio Theater, 315 W. 39 Street, 9th floor. Kalisch is a dynamic, sexy, multidisciplinary performer originally from Zurich, Switzerland.

New Yiddish Rep Sets April KABARET! And A Freedom Seder Photo New Yiddish Rep Sets April KABARET! And A Freedom Seder
by Julie Musbach - Apr 9, 2019

For April, New Yiddish Rep has scheduled two events, a new 'Kabaret!' event and a Freedom Seder, to be presented in its studio space, The Cyrus and Rose Feldman Studio Theater, located at 315 W. 39 Street, 9th floor.

New Yiddish Rep Announces Season Of Resistance Photo New Yiddish Rep Announces Season Of Resistance
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 27, 2018

New Yiddish Rep (NYR) is pleased to announce an exhilirating line-up for the 2018-2019 season: "A Season of Resistance". The excitement begins in the Garment District at NYR's new Kamer Theater with The Whore From Ohio (Di Zoyne Fun Ohayo) (Oct 6, 2018) and makes its way to the East Village at The Theater at the 14th Street Y with the much anticipated return of Waiting for Godot in Yiddish (Dec 21, 2018 - Jan 27, 2019) as part of The 14th Street Y's Season of "War and Peace".

7th Annual OPEN Festival Of New Jewish Theater Returns With Stars, Comedy, And Ivanka Photo 7th Annual OPEN Festival Of New Jewish Theater Returns With Stars, Comedy, And Ivanka & Jared
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

The Jewish Plays Project (David Winitsky, Artistic Director) is thrilled to announce the line-up for the 7th Annual OPEN: Festival of New Jewish Theater.

7th Annual OPEN Festival Of New Jewish Theater Returns With Stars, Comedy, And Ivanka Photo 7th Annual OPEN Festival Of New Jewish Theater Returns With Stars, Comedy, And Ivanka & Jared
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2018

The Jewish Plays Project (David Winitsky, Artistic Director) is thrilled to announce the line-up for the 7th Annual OPEN: Festival of New Jewish Theater.

New Yiddish Rep Announces Repertory Engagement of HANOCH LEVIN x 3 Photo New Yiddish Rep Announces Repertory Engagement of HANOCH LEVIN x 3
by Julie Musbach - Feb 13, 2018

New Yiddish Rep will present a historic repertory engagement of two plays by Israel's leading playwright, Hanoch Levin. THE LABOR OF LIFE will be presented in both Yiddish (featuring Ronit Asheri, Israeli film star Gera Sandler and Eli Rosen) and English (with Amy Coleman, Eli Rosen and Yossi Sokolsky).

Photo Flash: Oscar Nominated Filmmakers Heidi Ewing & Rachel Grady Visit AWAKE AND SI Photo Photo Flash: Oscar Nominated Filmmakers Heidi Ewing & Rachel Grady Visit AWAKE AND SING
by Julie Musbach - Dec 21, 2017

Oscar nominated filmmakers Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady attended last night's acclaimed NY revival of Clifford Odets' 1935 masterpiece AWAKE AND SING! The two ladies were the first to leap to their feet at the conclusion of the show, leading the standing ovation.

AWAKE AND SING! Star Amy Coleman To Appear On 'State Of The Arts' Today Photo AWAKE AND SING! Star Amy Coleman To Appear On 'State Of The Arts' Today
by Stephi Wild - Dec 1, 2017

The Off-Broadway revival of AWAKE AND SING! is currently in previews with Opening Night set for this Wednesday, December 6 at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 East 14 Street (just west of First Ave.) One of the productions stars, Amy Coleman, will be this week's special guest on the popular WPKN Radio (89.5 FM) program 'State of the Arts today (Friday) at noon. The show can be heard online at www.wpkn.org.

Photo Flash: First Look at New Yiddish Rep's AWAKE AND SING! Photo Photo Flash: First Look at New Yiddish Rep's AWAKE AND SING!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Currently in previews, the New Yiddish Rep production of Clifford Odets' 1935 masterpiece Awake and Sing! is set to officially open next Wednesday, December 6, at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 East 14 Street (between First & Second Aves). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

AWAKE AND SING! Director to Stop by WBAI Radio Today Photo AWAKE AND SING! Director to Stop by WBAI Radio Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

The Artistic Director of New Yiddish Rep, David Mandelbaum, will be this week's special guest on WBAI Radio's popular 'Cat Radio Cafe' today at 2 pm on 99.5 FM.

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