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National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Announces Cast And Cameos In: A YIDDISH RENAISSAN Photo National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Announces Cast And Cameos In: A YIDDISH RENAISSANCE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2021

This July, National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene will bring together more than 140 actors, singers and musicians from across globe for a sensational, one-time event - A Yiddish Renaissance: A Virtual Concert Celebration - filled with music and appearances by some of the most renowned Yiddish performers.

Registration Now Open For National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's SOUL TO SOUL Photo Registration Now Open For National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's SOUL TO SOUL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 5, 2021

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) production of Soul to Soul, the electrifying and emotionally captivating theatrical concert that explores the parallels between African American and Jewish music, will be presented virtually this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's Chanukah Spectacular Entertains Global Audi Photo The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's Chanukah Spectacular Entertains Global Audience Of More Than 22K
by Stephi Wild - Dec 9, 2020

More than 22,000 people from across the globe tuned in to the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's star-studded celebration, the Folksbiene Chanukah Spectacular, an evening filled with song, dance, comedy and cameo celebrity appearances - all highlighting the vibrancy and joy of Yiddish theater.

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, December 8 with Norm Lewis and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, December 8 with Norm Lewis and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 8, 2020

Today (December 8) in live streaming: Norm Lewis chats with the Chaos Twins, a Red Bucket Follies celebration, and so much more!

Carol Burnett, Billy Crystal, Beanie Feldstein, Mandy Patinkin & More Join FOLKSBIENE Photo Carol Burnett, Billy Crystal, Beanie Feldstein, Mandy Patinkin & More Join FOLKSBIENE CHANUKAH SPECTACULAR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 12, 2020

Yiddish song, dance, comedy and celebration - from across the globe - come together when the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene presents a Folksbiene Chanukah Spectacular this December, featuring an international array of more than 50 stars - from Broadway music, movies and television to the Yiddish stage.

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents SOUL TO SOUL Photo Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents SOUL TO SOUL
by Stephi Wild - Jan 21, 2020

Soul to Soul, the electrifying and emotionally captivating theatrical concert that explores the parallels of African American and Jewish history took the stage at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day weekend on Sunday, January 19. Presented by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF), Soul to Soul included for the first time the participation of Oscar- and Grammy-nominated IMPACT Repertory Theatre.

Folksbiene's SOUL TO SOUL Explores Parallels Of African-American And Jewish Experienc Photo Folksbiene's SOUL TO SOUL Explores Parallels Of African-American And Jewish Experience Through Music
by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2020

Soul to Soul, the electrifying and emotionally captivating theatrical concert that explores the parallels of African American and Jewish history takes the stage this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day weekend. Presented by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF), Soul to Soul will include for the first time the participation of Oscar- and Grammy-nominated IMPACT Repertory Theatre. The event will begin with an introduction by Rabbi Joseph Potasnik, Executive Vice President of The New York Board of Rabbis, and New York City Council Member Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., who represents the Council's 36th District spanning Bedford Stuyvesant and Crown Heights.

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents SOUL TO SOUL Photo The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents SOUL TO SOUL
by Stephi Wild - Jan 6, 2020

Soul to Soul, the electrifying and emotionally captivating theatrical concert that explores the parallels of African American and Jewish history takes the stage this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day weekend. Presented by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF), Soul to Soul will include for the first time the participation of Oscar- and Grammy-nominated IMPACT Repertory Theatre. The annual concert will play on Sunday, January 19, 2pm, Off Broadway at the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, NYC.

The Sixth Annual Riverview Jazz Festival Returns To Jersey City Photo The Sixth Annual Riverview Jazz Festival Returns To Jersey City
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2018

Clear your calendars, grab your lawn chairs, and get ready for some great music! Jersey City's most prolific festival returns for its sixth year of world-class jazz in its annual week-long celebration this June. Enjoy food trucks, children's activities, a record riot, local vendors, and hundreds of professional musicians throughout the week. The sixth annual Riverview Jazz Festival will feature over 40 events, capped by two outdoor festival events June 1st and 9th.

Joel Zelnik Trio to Pay Tribute to Tony Bennett and Bill Evans
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

???????The legendary recordings of Tony Bennett and Bill Evans will be performed by the Joel Zelnik Trio with singer Annette Sanders at the Bickford Theatre on Monday, March 27, at 8:00 p.m.  Joining pianist Joel Zelnik will be Brian Glassman on bass and David Cox on drums.

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre Kicks Off the Holiday Season with SONGS OF CHANUKAH Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Traditional holiday melodies, the jazziest klezmer tunes and musical surprises from renowned performers like vocalist Magda Fishman, vocalist and actress Rachel Yucht, virtuoso bouzouki player Avram Pengas, clarinetist Dimitry Zisl Slepovitch and several others filled the air when the National Yiddish Theater Folksbiene kicked off New York City's Chanukah season with a free community-wide 'Songs of Chanukah' concert last weekend in the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place. Scroll down for photos!

National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene to Celebrate Theodore Bikel with Concert at Symphony Space, 12/2
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 7, 2013

The National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene is presenting a remarkable concert event celebrating the folk legend and actor Theodore Bikel in anticipation of his 90th birthday in May 2014. "Miracle of Miracles: A Chanukah Extravaganza" will fill the stage at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway, on Monday December 2 at 7:30pm with one rare musical treat after another.

'DESTINATION: Las Vegas - The Musical Journey' Extends thru Dec 2012 at Stage Left Studio
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2012

Only the very best of the Great American Songbook will be featured as Closter, NJ residents, Francine Evans and husband, Joel Zelnik extend their run of "DESTINATION: Las Vegas - The Musical Journey" through December at Stage Left Studio, 314 W. 30 St/7 Ave/6th. floor, NYC.

17th Annual Elisabeth Morrow School Summer String Festival Includes Kids from Underserved NY/NJ Areas, 8/13-8/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2012

The 17th year of The Elisabeth Morrow School Summer String Festival will be held from August 13-17, 2012 at The Elisabeth Morrow School in Englewood, NJ for children ages four to thirteen. For five days in August, over 200 young violinists, violists, cellists, harpists and bassists will rehearse and perform Bach, Holst, Handel, and Vivaldi in an intensive music training program.

17th Annual Elisabeth Morrow School Summer String Festival Includes Kids from Underserved NY/NJ Areas, 8/13-8/17
by Tracy Kaczorowski - Aug 2, 2012

The 17th year of The Elisabeth Morrow School Summer String Festival will be held from August 13-17, 2012 at The Elisabeth Morrow School in Englewood, NJ for children ages four to thirteen. For five days in August, over 200 young violinists, violists, cellists, harpists and bassists will rehearse and perform Bach, Holst, Handel, and Vivaldi in an intensive music training program.

Tommy Tune To Present At 26th Annual Bistro Awards April 26
by Gabrielle Sierra - Apr 22, 2011

As previously announced, internationally renowned singer, recording artist, and humanitarian Dionne Warwick and the legendary musical theatre performer Carol Channing will be honored, along with 16 other members of the New York cabaret and jazz community, at the 26th Annual Bistro Awards, which will take place on Tuesday, April 26 at Gotham Comedy Club, located at 208 West 23rd Street (between 7th & 8th avenues).

Bistro Award Winners Set; Warwick and Channing Honored In NYC
by Gabrielle Sierra - Mar 16, 2011

Internationally renowned singer, recording artist, and humanitarian Dionne Warwick and the legendary musical theatre performer Carol Channing will be honored, along with 16 other members of the New York cabaret and jazz community, at the 26th Annual Bistro Awards, which will take place on Tuesday, April 26 at Gotham Comedy Club, located at 208 West 23rd Street (between 7th & 8th avenues).

JOHNNY RODGERS BAND Returns to Birdland 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2010

Jim Caruso is pleased to announce that JOHNNY RODGERS BAND will be performing in concert at Birdland on Monday, October 25 at 7pm. The event will be part of the long-running Broadway at Birdland concert series.

JOHNNY RODGERS BAND Returns to Birdland 10/25
by Gabrielle Sierra - Sep 10, 2010

Jim Caruso is pleased to announce that JOHNNY RODGERS BAND will be performing in concert at Birdland on Monday, October 25 at 7pm. The event will be part of the long-running Broadway at Birdland concert series.

Jazz at the Turning Point Announces Upcoming Events, 7/12-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2010

Jazz at the Turning Point in Piermont, N.Y. has announced its upcoming events for the week. An intimate setting ideal for jazz within minutes of NJ, NYC, Westchester, CT, Orange in Rockland. Easy free parking.

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