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All New Yorkers Invited to Join '7 PM Cheer' Symphonic Fanfare Next Wednesday Photo All New Yorkers Invited to Join '7 PM Cheer' Symphonic Fanfare Next Wednesday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2020

A newly composed symphonic fanfare called 'FOR OUR COURAGEOUS WORKERS' will be played by over 1,000 musicians and non-musicians alike on Wednesday, April 29 at 7:00 p.m., as part of the daily a?oecheera?? honoring front-line workers serving the populace during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Experience An All-Star Third Seder ��"  An Online International Yiddish Cultural Cele Photo Experience An All-Star Third Seder ��" An Online International Yiddish Cultural Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2020

On Sunday, April 12, at 2PM, a consortium of Jewish cultural organizations will present a 'Third Seder', an unprecedented online international Yiddish cultural celebration featuring leading contemporary performers of the Yiddish and Klezmer stage.

Remote Theater Project's GREY ROCK Will Tour Four U.S. Cities In January and February Photo Remote Theater Project's GREY ROCK Will Tour Four U.S. Cities In January and February
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019

Remote Theater Project announces that its production of Grey Rock, written and directed by Palestinian artist Amir Nizar Zuabi, will travel to four U.S. cities from January 8-February 9, 2020. Commissioned by Remote Theater Project, Grey Rock marks the first time a U.S. theater company has commissioned a Palestinian artist to create an original work for American audiences.

TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE Enters Second Weekend At Westport Community Theatre Photo TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE Enters Second Weekend At Westport Community Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019

The Tale of the Allergist's Wife enters its second weekend! The production features Deborah Burke, Andrea Garmun, Randye Kaye, Cody Knox and Jeff Pliskin. Performances run from November 29th through December 15th, on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and at 2:00 p.m. on Sundays, with a Thursday performance on December 5th at 8:00 p.m. Frederic Tisch directs the play, which is produced by David Victor.

Inaugural YIDDISHFEST Announces Full Lineup of Events Photo Inaugural YIDDISHFEST Announces Full Lineup of Events
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019

The Yiddishkayt Initiative (YI) (Avi Hoffman, Producing Artistic Director) and Theater for the New City (Crystal Field, Artistic Director) have announced the full lineup of events for the inaugural YI Love New York YiddishFest. This selection of performances, screenings, and discussions centered around Jewish culture and Yiddish entertainment will play several New York City venues from December 21-29. Reservations are required for all events and can be made at www.yiddishfest.org.

Westport Community Theatre Announces THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE Photo Westport Community Theatre Announces THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019

Westport Community Theatre is proud to announce their production of The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, a comedy by Charles Busch, with Deborah Burke, Andrea Garmun, Randye Kaye, Cody Knox and Jeff Pliskin cast in the production. Performances take place from November 29th through December 15th, on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and at 2:00 p.m. on Sundays, with a Thursday performance on December 5th at 8:00 p.m. Frederic Tisch directs the play, which is produced by David Victor.

Kean Stage Presents The Klezmatics, a 'Jewish Roots Band' Photo Kean Stage Presents The Klezmatics, a 'Jewish Roots Band'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019

The Klezmatics will perform their modern take on Eastern European Jewish music at 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 8 at Enlow Recital Hall, 215 North Ave., Hillside, on Kean University's East Campus.

Joel Grey, Cast of FIDDLER and More to Commemorate 75th Anniversary of the Liberation Photo Joel Grey, Cast of FIDDLER and More to Commemorate 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz with NYC Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019

The Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center, UJA-Federation of New York, and The New York Board of Rabbis will commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz with a concert celebrating the resilience of Jewish music and culture on Monday, January 27, 2020.

Rex Tillerson Receives Visionary Leadership Award At Arts Residency Fundraiser Photo Rex Tillerson Receives Visionary Leadership Award At Arts Residency Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2019

Ucross, a prestigious artist residency program and creative laboratory for the arts, held its first-ever Founder's Dinner and Benefit on the evening of Saturday, November 2 at The Revaire in Houston. The event raised over $1M, which will support Ucross's residency program.

Photo Flash: The New York Cantors Appear In Concert At Capital One City Parks Foundat Photo Photo Flash: The New York Cantors Appear In Concert At Capital One City Parks Foundation Summerstage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene  and Capital One City Parks Foundation's SummerStage  presented The New York Cantors, a concert by three young Cantorial superstars on June 12 to a standing-room-only audience. The Cantors lead three vibrant congregations in the New York area—Azi Schwartz at Park Avenue Synagogue, Yaakov (Yanky) Lemmer at Lincoln Square Synagogue and Netanel Hershtik at the Hamptons Synagogue.

DIAL M FOR MURDER Now At Westport Community Theatre Through June 23rd Photo DIAL M FOR MURDER Now At Westport Community Theatre Through June 23rd
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019

Westport Community Theatre is currently producing the exciting melodrama Dial M for Murder by Frederick Knott. The WCT cast of many veteran actors includes Deborah Burke, Tim Cronin, Phil Lorenzo, Tom Petrone, David Pollard and Frank Speranzo. Performances take place through June 23rd, on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and at 2:00 p.m. on Sundays, with a Thursday performance on June 13th at 8:00 p.m. Carole Claps directs the play, which is produced by Rachel Konstantin.

Westport Community Theatre Announces DIAL M FOR MURDER Photo Westport Community Theatre Announces DIAL M FOR MURDER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2019

Westport Community Theatre is proud to announce their production of the exciting melodrama Dial M for Murder by Frederick Knott. The WCT cast of many veteran actors includes Deborah Burke, Tim Cronin, Phil Lorenzo, Tom Petrone, David Pollard and Frank Speranzo. Performances take place from June 7th through June 23rd, on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and at 2:00 p.m. on Sundays, with a Thursday performance on June 13th at 8:00 p.m. Carole Claps directs the play, which is produced by Rachel Konstantin.

The New York Cantors Announce Concert At Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStag Photo The New York Cantors Announce Concert At Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) and Capital One City Parks Foundation's SummerStage will present The New York Cantors, a concert by three young Cantorial superstars. Their concert aired on PBS and has been seen by millions of viewers on over 150 channels.

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Unveils 2019-2020 'Season Of Spiritual Resistance Photo National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Unveils 2019-2020 'Season Of Spiritual Resistance'
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019

On the heels of its spectacular, sold-out run of the Yiddish presentation of Fiddler on The Roof, National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) has announced the 2019-2020 season. For the first time ever, NYTF will present a season with four mainstage productions with a flexible season subscription. The productions, concerts and readings were curated to accompany the incoming exhibit Auschwitz: Not long ago. Not far away on display at the Museum of Jewish Heritage beginning on May 8, 2019.

The New York Cantors Will Perform A Free Outdoor Concert Photo The New York Cantors Will Perform A Free Outdoor Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) and Capitol One City Parks Foundation's SummerStage will present The New York Cantors, a concert by three young Cantorial superstars. Their concert aired on PBS and has been seen by millions of viewers on over 150 channels. The Cantors lead three vibrant congregations in the New York area-Azi Schwartz at Park Avenue Synagogue, Yaakov (Yanky) Lemmer at Lincoln Square Synagogue and Netanel Hershtik at the Hamptons Synagogue. The free concert will take place on Wednesday, June 12, at SummerStage in Central Park, E 72nd Street near 5th Ave. Admission is free, seating is on a first-come, first served basis. Doors open at 6 pm. The concert begins at 7 pm.

NY City Opera to Feature Rotating Cast in AS ONE Photo NY City Opera to Feature Rotating Cast in AS ONE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

New York City Opera has announced that Blythe Gaissert & Michael Kelly and Briana Elyse Hunter & Jorell Williams will comprise the rotating casts of its upcoming production of AS ONE.

Katrina Lenk and More Feature in Carnegie Hall's FROM SHTETL TO STAGE Photo Katrina Lenk and More Feature in Carnegie Hall's FROM SHTETL TO STAGE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

As part of its citywide festival, Migrations: The Making of America, Carnegie Hall presents a special one-night-only event entitled From Shtetl to Stage: A Celebration of Yiddish Music and Culture in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on Monday, April 15 at 8:00 p.m. Led by Music Director Frank London, the program celebrates the journey of Yiddish culture from Old World to New through music, song, poetry, and humor.

Michael Winther and Matt Baker Come to Birdland Theater Photo Michael Winther and Matt Baker Come to Birdland Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2019

A "first-rate singer of unusual refinement" with "a voice that traverses genres" (New York Times), Michael Winther, making his Birdland Theater solo debut, joins forces with award-winning jazz pianist, Matt Baker for a unique mix of classic, romantic standards and contemporary love songs as well as some discoveries from the contemporary musical theater - just in time for Valentine's Day!

A.R.T. Announces February / March OBERON Programming Photo A.R.T. Announces February / March OBERON Programming
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University announces February and March 2019 programming at OBERON, its club-style theater space for cutting-edge performance and a thriving incubator for local and emerging artists. Upcoming events include A.R.T Breakout, Live @ OBERON, and Afterglow @ OBERON series, A.R.T. presentations, and independently produced events.

Flushing Town Hall Continues 40th Anniversary Season Celebrations With A Spectacular  Photo Flushing Town Hall Continues 40th Anniversary Season Celebrations With A Spectacular Selection Of Jazz And More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

In 2019, Flushing Town Hall offers a breadth of outstanding global music, family programs, exhibitions, jazz and workshops. From January through June, Flushing Town Hall will present 72 programs, including 18 world music shows, 10 jazz performances, eight family programs, seven classical music concerts, three exhibitions, and more.  The spring season is a continuation of 40th anniversary celebrations of the Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts (FCCA), the steward of Flushing Town Hall.

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