NYTF Presents 'From The Yiddish Rialto To The Silver Screen'NYTF Presents 'From The Yiddish Rialto To The Silver Screen'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) continues this season's presentations of concert productions exploring Yiddish theatre's golden age with From the Yiddish Rialto to the Silver Screen on Sunday, March 11 at 2 pm., performed Off Broadway at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, NYC. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents Early Yiddish Theatre And Vaudeville And From The Yiddish Rialto To The Silver ScreenNational Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents Early Yiddish Theatre And Vaudeville And From The Yiddish Rialto To The Silver Screen
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

Two concert productions that explore the Yiddish theatre's golden age will be presented by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) this season. Early Yiddish Theatre and Vaudeville will be presented on February 11 at 2 pm. From the Yiddish Rialto to the Silver Screen will be performed on March 11 at 2 pm. Both will be performed Off Broadway at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, NYC. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents SOUL TO SOUL For Martin Luther King Jr. DayNational Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents SOUL TO SOUL For Martin Luther King Jr. Day
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

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. Presented by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF), this annual concert will play on Monday, January 15, 2pm, Off Broadway at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place, NYC. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE KING OF CHELM Begins Tonight at the Kraine TheatrePhoto Flash: THE KING OF CHELM Begins Tonight at the Kraine Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2015

Back by popular demand for a strictly limited engagement, the FolksbieneRU and Lost & Found Project are proud to announce to return of the family musical THE KING OF CHELM this November. THE KING OF CHELM is written by Boris Zilberman and directed by the acclaimed Israeli actor/director Gera Sandler. The production features original score by composer Dmitri 'Zisl' Slepovitch, with arrangement by Alex Ryaboy. Stage and multimedia design by L2CoLAB. THE KING OF CHELM will run from tonight, November 14 - 29, 2015 at the Kraine Theatre (85 East 4thStreet, NYC). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene & Lost & Found Project to Present THE KING OF CHELM, 11/14-29National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene & Lost & Found Project to Present THE KING OF CHELM, 11/14-29
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

Back by popular demand for a strictly limited engagement, the FolksbieneRU and Lost & Found Project are proud to announce to return of the family musical The King of Chelm this November. The King of Chelm is written by Boris Zilberman and directed by the acclaimed Israeli actor/director Gera Sandler. The production features original score by composer Dmitri 'Zisl' Slepovitch, with arrangement by Alex Ryaboy. Stage and multimedia design by L2CoLAB. The King of Chelm will run from November 14 - 29, 2015 at the Kraine Theatre (85 East 4th Street, NYC). Performances are Today and Sunday at 1:00PM Tickets are $18 and can be purchased by visiting Eventbrite.com or clicking here Buy Tickets (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE KING OF CHELM, Starting This Week at the Kraine TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at THE KING OF CHELM, Starting This Week at the Kraine Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

Back by popular demand for a strictly limited engagement, the FolksbieneRU and Lost & Found Project are proud to announce to return of the family musical THE KING OF CHELM this November. THE KING OF CHELM is written by Boris Zilberman and directed by the acclaimed Israeli actor/director Gera Sandler. The production features original score by composer Dmitri 'Zisl' Slepovitch, with arrangement by Alex Ryaboy. Stage and multimedia design by L2CoLAB. THE KING OF CHELM will run from November 14 - 29, 2015 at the Kraine Theatre (85 East 4thStreet, NYC). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene & Lost & Found Project to Present THE KING OF CHELM, 11/14-29National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene & Lost & Found Project to Present THE KING OF CHELM, 11/14-29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

Back by popular demand for a strictly limited engagement, the FolksbieneRU and Lost & Found Project are proud to announce to return of the family musical The King of Chelm this November. The King of Chelm is written by Boris Zilberman and directed by the acclaimed Israeli actor/director Gera Sandler. The production features original score by composer Dmitri 'Zisl' Slepovitch, with arrangement by Alex Ryaboy. Stage and multimedia design by L2CoLAB. The King of Chelm will run from November 14 - 29, 2015 at the Kraine Theatre (85 East 4th Street, NYC). Performances are Saturday and Sunday at 1:00PM Tickets are $18 and can be purchased by visiting Eventbrite.com or clicking here Buy Tickets (more...)

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre Kicks Off the Holiday Season with SONGS OF CHANUKAH ConcertPhoto 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! (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene to Celebrate Theodore Bikel with Concert at Symphony Space, 12/2National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene to Celebrate Theodore Bikel with Concert at Symphony Space, 12/2
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

Andrew Keltz, Stacey Harris & More Set for Folksbiene's Annual Summer Concert, 8/24Andrew Keltz, Stacey Harris & More Set for Folksbiene's Annual Summer Concert, 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2013

The Hampton Synagogue's highly-anticipated annual end-of-summer concert, set for Saturday, August 24th at 9pm, will launch The National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's historic 99th season, where the emphasis on igniting a passion for Jewish culture in younger generations has taken center stage. (more...)

The National Yiddish Theatre Presents NEW WORLDS: A CELEBRATION OF I.L. PERETZThe National Yiddish Theatre Presents NEW WORLDS: A CELEBRATION OF I.L. PERETZ
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2010

From November 11 to 21, The National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene welcomes noted Israeli actor Rafael Goldwaser, whose France-based Theatre en L'Air has been a beacon of experimentation in the current Yiddish theatre revival taking place in a cities around the world. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre Presents FYVUSH FINKEL LIVE, 10/17-11/7National Yiddish Theatre Presents FYVUSH FINKEL LIVE, 10/17-11/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2010

Its 96th consecutive seaon will be like no other, as the Drama Desk Award-winning National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene presents two new plays in the fall that demonstrate the broad scope and appeal of its programming. In 'Fyvush Finkel Live!' -- the world premiere of a musical revue starring the legendary Fyvush Finkel -- Folksbiene shows off its talent to produce good, old-fashioned entertainment that delights audiences of any age. In 'New Worlds: A Celebration of I.L. Peretz' -- starring the noted French performance artist Rafael Goldwaser -- Folksbiene nurtures new artists to add modern works to the Yiddish theatre's rich legacy. Both shows are presented at The Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexigton Avenue (at 25th Street). (more...)

The National Yiddish Theatre Presents NEW WORLDS: A CELEBRATION OF I.L. PERETZThe National Yiddish Theatre Presents NEW WORLDS: A CELEBRATION OF I.L. PERETZ
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2010

From November 11 to 21, The National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene welcomes noted Israeli actor Rafael Goldwaser, whose France-based Theatre en L'Air has been a beacon of experimentation in the current Yiddish theatre revival taking place in a cities around the world. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre Presents FYVUSH FINKEL LIVE, 10/17-11/7National Yiddish Theatre Presents FYVUSH FINKEL LIVE, 10/17-11/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2010

Its 96th consecutive seaon will be like no other, as the Drama Desk Award-winning National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene presents two new plays in the fall that demonstrate the broad scope and appeal of its programming. In 'Fyvush Finkel Live!' -- the world premiere of a musical revue starring the legendary Fyvush Finkel -- Folksbiene shows off its talent to produce good, old-fashioned entertainment that delights audiences of any age. In 'New Worlds: A Celebration of I.L. Peretz' -- starring the noted French performance artist Rafael Goldwaser -- Folksbiene nurtures new artists to add modern works to the Yiddish theatre's rich legacy. Both shows are presented at The Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexigton Avenue (at 25th Street). (more...)

Folksbiene Announces Fyvush Finkel Live! 10/17-11/7 & New Worlds 11/11-11/21Folksbiene Announces Fyvush Finkel Live! 10/17-11/7 & New Worlds 11/11-11/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2010

Its 96th consecutive seaon will be like no other, as the Drama Desk Award-winning National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene presents two new plays in the fall that demonstrate the broad scope and appeal of its programming. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre Presents FYVUSH FINKEL LIVE, 10/17-11/7National Yiddish Theatre Presents FYVUSH FINKEL LIVE, 10/17-11/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2010

Its 96th consecutive seaon will be like no other, as the Drama Desk Award-winning National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene presents two new plays in the fall that demonstrate the broad scope and appeal of its programming. In 'Fyvush Finkel Live!' -- the world premiere of a musical revue starring the legendary Fyvush Finkel -- Folksbiene shows off its talent to produce good, old-fashioned entertainment that delights audiences of any age. In 'New Worlds: A Celebration of I.L. Peretz' -- starring the noted French performance artist Rafael Goldwaser -- Folksbiene nurtures new artists to add modern works to the Yiddish theatre's rich legacy. Both shows are presented at The Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexigton Avenue (at 25th Street). (more...)

Folksbiene Announces Fyvush Finkel Live! 10/17-11/7 & New Worlds 11/11-11/21Folksbiene Announces Fyvush Finkel Live! 10/17-11/7 & New Worlds 11/11-11/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2010

Its 96th consecutive seaon will be like no other, as the Drama Desk Award-winning National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene presents two new plays in the fall that demonstrate the broad scope and appeal of its programming. (more...)