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Shira Haas-Starring Film ASIA To Premiere in US June 11th Photo Shira Haas-Starring Film ASIA To Premiere in US June 11th
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 11, 2021

ASIA swept the 2020 Ophir Awards (Israeli Oscars) winning 9 honors (8 going to women), including Best Picture, Actress, Supporting Actress, Cinematography, Editing, and Score.

AT HOME An Experimental Online Theatre Installation Launches Photo AT HOME An Experimental Online Theatre Installation Launches
by A.A. Cristi - May 14, 2020

AT HOME / ?"–ě?oe–ź is an online exploratory theatrical installation which investigates the concept of physical and abstract space as we know it. A visual spectacle which combines storytelling, sound and graphic design.

New Yiddish Rep's THE LABOR OF LIFE Will Tour To Montreal Photo New Yiddish Rep's THE LABOR OF LIFE Will Tour To Montreal
by Stephi Wild - Jan 24, 2020

New Yiddish Rep's Yiddish-language production of 'The Labor of Life' by the late Israeli playwright Hanoch Levin, which is playing through January 26 at the Rep's Rose and Cyrus Feldman Studio Theater, 315 W. 39 Street (9 fl.), will be presented in Montreal February 16 for two performances at La Vitrola, 4602 Boul St-Laurent, Montréal, QC H2T 1R3, Canada. The theater, which seats 150, is expected to draw from the Montreal Jewish community and Yiddish-speakers including the KlezKanada crowd and Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theater crowd. It will be a production of New Yiddish Rep in association with Art Against Humanity and Bardak Productions. Translator is Eli Rosen and director is Gera Sandler. The piece will be performed with projected English supertitles.

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.

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.

Photo Flash: First Look At WAITING FOR GODOT In Yiddish At The 14th Street Y Photo Photo Flash: First Look At WAITING FOR GODOT In Yiddish At The 14th Street Y
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 3, 2019

New Yiddish Rep, in association with The Theater at the 14th Street Y, shared with Broadway World a first look into their new production of Samuel Beckett's masterpiece Waiting for Godot (Vartn Af Godot), translated to Yiddish by Shane Baker, and directed by Ronit Muszkatblit. Currently in previews at The Theater at the 14th Street Y (344 East 14th Street at 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10003) and performing through Sunday, January 27th, 2019. Official opening is Sunday, January 6th at 2:00 P.M.. Waiting for Godot performs in Yiddish with English super-titles.

Eli Rosen Steps Into WAITING FOR GODOT In Yiddish, Replacing Rafael Goldwaser Photo Eli Rosen Steps Into WAITING FOR GODOT In Yiddish, Replacing Rafael Goldwaser
by Julie Musbach - Dec 21, 2018

Eli Rosen has stepped into the role of Vladimir in the New Yiddish Rep, in association with The Theater at the 14th Street Y, production of Waiting for Godot in Yiddish (Vartn Af Godot), translated by Shane Baker, and directed by Ronit Muszkatblit. Rosen replaces previously announced Rafael Goldwaser, who has departed the company due to unforeseen circumstances unrelated to the production.

New Yiddish Rep Presents WAITING FOR GODOT In Yiddish Photo New Yiddish Rep Presents WAITING FOR GODOT In Yiddish
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 20, 2018

New Yiddish Rep, in association with The Theater at the 14th Street Y, is pleased to present a fresh new production of Samuel Beckett's masterpiece Waiting for Godot (Vartn Af Godot), translated by Shane Baker, and directed by The 14th Street Y's artistic director of Arts & Culture, Ronit Muszkatblit. Waiting for Godot will perform in Yiddish with English super-titles for a five-week limited engagement from Sunday, December 24th, 2018 through Sunday, January 27th, 2019 at The Theater at the 14th Street Y (344 East 14th Street at 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10003). Official opening is Sunday, January 6th at 2:00 P.M.. 'Beckett's play (which was originally produced in French) may finally have found its mother tongue.' -The New Yorker

Photo Flash: First Look At Mandelbaum And Goldwaser In WAITING FOR GODOT In Yiddish Photo Photo Flash: First Look At Mandelbaum And Goldwaser In WAITING FOR GODOT In Yiddish
by Julie Musbach - Nov 20, 2018

New Yiddish Rep, in association with The Theater at the 14th Street Y, is pleased to present a first look at David Mandelbaum as Estragon and Rafael Goldwaser as Vladimir, in Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot (Vartn Af Godot), translated by Shane Baker, and directed by The 14th Street Y's artistic director of Arts & Culture, Ronit Muszkatblit.

New Yiddish Rep Presents WAITING FOR GODOT Photo New Yiddish Rep Presents WAITING FOR GODOT
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 8, 2018

New Yiddish Rep, in association with The Theater at the 14th Street Y, is pleased to present a fresh new production of Samuel Beckett's masterpieceWaiting for Godot (Vartn Af Godot) and directed by The 14th Street Y's artistic director of Arts & Culture,Ronit Muszkatblit. 

New Yiddish Rep Announces Season Of Resistance Photo New Yiddish Rep Announces Season Of Resistance
by A.A. Cristi - 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".

Acclaimed Limited Run Of HANNOCH LEVIN SQUARED Concludes Tonight Photo Acclaimed Limited Run Of HANNOCH LEVIN SQUARED Concludes Tonight
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 29, 2018

HANOCH LEVIN SQUARED, New Yiddish Rep's historic repertory engagement of two short plays by Israel's leading playwright, Hanoch Levin, will conclude its critically acclaimed run tonight (Thursday). HANOCH LEVIN SQUARED is comprised of THE WHORE FROM OHIO and THE LABOR OF LIFE performed in both the original Hebrew and in Yiddish world premieres with English supertitles at Theater at 224 Waverly (224 Waverly Place, just west of Seventh Ave. between 11th & Perry St.)

Acclaimed Hanoch Levin Repertory To Conclude Limited Run Thursday Photo Acclaimed Hanoch Levin Repertory To Conclude Limited Run Thursday
by Stephi Wild - Mar 26, 2018

HANOCH LEVIN SQUARED, New Yiddish Rep's historic repertory engagement of two short plays by Israel's leading playwright, Hanoch Levin, will conclude its unanimously acclaimed run this Thursday, March 29th. THE WHORE FROM OHIO and THE LABOR OF LIFE are being performed in both the original Hebrew and in Yiddish world premieres with English supertitles at Theater at 224 Waverly (224 Waverly Place, just west of Seventh Ave. between 11th & Perry St.)

Photo Flash: First Look at HANOCH LEVIN SQUARED Photo Photo Flash: First Look at HANOCH LEVIN SQUARED
by Julie Musbach - Mar 20, 2018

New Yiddish Rep is presenting HANOCH LEVIN SQUARED, a historic repertory engagement of two short plays by Israel's leading playwright, Hanoch Levin, performed in both the original Hebrew and in Yiddish world premieres with English supertitles. Performances began March 14th at Theater at 224 Waverly (224 Waverly Place, just west of Seventh Ave. between 11th & Perry St.)

Performances Begin Tonight For THE HANOCH LEVIN PLAYS Photo Performances Begin Tonight For THE HANOCH LEVIN PLAYS
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2018

New Yiddish Rep will present HANOCH LEVIN SQUARED, a historic repertory engagement of two short plays by Israel's leading playwright, Hanoch Levin, performed in both the original Hebrew and in Yiddish world premieres with English supertitles beginning tonight (Wednesday) at Theater at 224 Waverly (224 Waverly Place, just west of Seventh Ave. between 11th & Perry St.)

Specially Priced Packages Now Available For Historic Repertory Engagement Of HANOCH L Photo Specially Priced Packages Now Available For Historic Repertory Engagement Of HANOCH LEVIN SQUARED
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 26, 2018

New Yiddish Rep today announced specially priced package deals for its historic repertory engagement of two short plays by Israel's leading playwright, Hanoch Levin, performed in both Hebrew and Yiddish with English supertitles.

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).

NYTF Announces Spring-Summer Season 2018 Including FIDDLER ON THE ROOF in Yiddish Photo NYTF Announces Spring-Summer Season 2018 Including FIDDLER ON THE ROOF in Yiddish
by Stephi Wild - Jan 23, 2018

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF), the longest consecutively producing theatre in the United States and the world's oldest continuously operating Yiddish theatre company, today launched its Spring-Summer 2018 season, including the American premiere of Fiddler on The Roof in Yiddish.

Photo Flash: Production Photos Released from THE SORCERESS, Now Closed Off-Broadway Photo Photo Flash: Production Photos Released from THE SORCERESS, Now Closed Off-Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Jan 2, 2018

Following a sold-out limited engagement the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) will close the fully-restored operetta The Sorceress (Di Kishefmakherin) following today's 2pm performance at NYC's Museum of Jewish Heritage.

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