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Michael Zegen, Julie Benko, Danny Kornfeld & More Join NYTF's Summer Soirée
by Stephi Wild - Jun 13, 2023


This coming Monday, June 19, the award-winning National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) presents a Summer Soirée, a star-studded event celebrating the students, educators and supporters of NYTF's new Education Initiative aimed at combatting anti-Semitism through the performing arts.

AMID FALLING WALLS (TSVISHN FALNDIKE VENT) & More Set for National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's 109th Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 9, 2023


National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene is raising the curtain on a dynamic 109th season. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets!

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents Dynamic Virtual Programming In May
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2020


National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene continues to bring the stage to global audiences throughout May when Folksbiene! LIVE features virtual programming to entertain, enlighten, and engage.

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 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
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.

One More Chance To See 'From The Yiddish Rialto To The Silver Screen'
by Stephi Wild - Jan 28, 2019


Following the break-out success of the Yiddish production Fiddler on the Roof and the world premiere of the jazz opera Dear Erich, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) continues this season's presentations with a concert exploring Yiddish theatre's golden age with From the Yiddish Rialto to the Silver Screen on Sunday, March 10 at 2 pm., performed Off Broadway at the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, NYC. This event is part of Carnegie Hall's Migrations: The Making of America festival.

SOUL TO SOUL Returns Off Broadway On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Weekend
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 2, 2019


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 Sunday, January 20, 2pm, Off Broadway at the Museum of Jewish Heritage A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, NYC.

NYTF Presents 'From The Yiddish Rialto To The Silver Screen'
by Julie Musbach - 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.

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents Early Yiddish Theatre And Vaudeville And From The Yiddish Rialto To The Silver Screen
by Julie Musbach - 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.

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents SOUL TO SOUL For Martin Luther King Jr. Day
by Julie Musbach - 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.

Photo 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!

Photo 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!

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene & Lost & Found Project to Present THE KING OF CHELM, 11/14-29
by Tyler Peterson - 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

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.

Andrew Keltz, Stacey Harris & More Set for Folksbiene's Annual Summer Concert, 8/24
by Tyler Peterson - 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.

The 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.

National 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).

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