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Isaac Bashevis Singer Headshot
Date Of Birth:
July 14, 1904
Date Of Death:
July 24, 1991 (87)
Birth Place:
Radazymin, POLAND
 
Isaac Bashevis Singer Headshot
Date of Birth: July 14, 1904
Date of Death: July 24, 1991 (87)

Birth Place: Radazymin, POLAND
Tovah Feldshuh Discusses New Memoir On THEATER: ALL THE MOVING PARTS This Friday Photo Tovah Feldshuh Discusses New Memoir On THEATER: ALL THE MOVING PARTS This Friday
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2021

TONY-nominated actor Tovah Feldshuh discusses her new memoir with host Patrick Pacheco on this¬†episode of ‚ÄúTHEATER: All the Moving Parts‚ÄĚ, premiering Friday, April 16 at 9:30PM on CUNY TV and streaming at¬†THEATER: All the Moving Parts¬†starting April 19. ¬†¬†

YI LOVE YIDDISHFEST ‚Ä" PURIM EDITION Announced Photo YI LOVE YIDDISHFEST ‚Ä" PURIM EDITION Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 4, 2021

The holiday of Purim has often been called ‚Äúthe Jewish Carnavale,‚ÄĚ with the joys of song, laughter and drama folded into one, like tangy, fruit-filled¬†hamantashen. That‚Äôs just the recipe for a Yiddishe Taam that the Yiddishkayt Initiative will be serving up at its first annual International VIRTUAL YI Love Yiddishfest ‚Äď Purim Edition, Feb 25-28.

The Workers Circle Presents a Yiddish Schmooze With National Yiddish Theatre Folksbie Photo The Workers Circle Presents a Yiddish Schmooze With National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's Zalmen Mlotek
by Stephi Wild - Jan 19, 2021

On January 31, 2021, the Workers Circle will present a Yiddish Schmooze featuring Zalmen Mlotek, the Artistic Director at the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, which presented the award-winning Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish and whose parents were integral members of the Workers Circle and passionate proponents of Yiddish culture.

The Seagull Project Releases Third Episode in Their GREAT SOULS: GREAT STORIES Podcas Photo The Seagull Project Releases Third Episode in Their GREAT SOULS: GREAT STORIES Podcast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 31, 2020

For the past 10 years The Seagull Project has been producing Great Souls: An Evening of Short Stories and Performance at ACT Theatre and Hugo House in Seattle, WA. Under the current pandemic, the company decided to pivot the program into a podcast format to continue to provide high quality short stories to the public for free.

Celebrate Centennial Of Women's Voting With TheatreWorks & The Woman's Club Of Palo A Photo Celebrate Centennial Of Women's Voting With TheatreWorks & The Woman's Club Of Palo Alto
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 18, 2020

In celebration of Women's Equality Day and the Centennial of the 19th Amendment, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley and The Woman's Club of Palo Alto present a virtual performance of excerpts and songs from Perfect 36, with lyrics and book by Laura Harrington, music by Mel Marvin, and direction by Mac Pirkle.

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.

Inaugural YIDDISHFEST Announces Full Lineup of Events Photo Inaugural YIDDISHFEST Announces Full Lineup of Events
by Chloe Rabinowitz - 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.

BWW Interview: Mikhl Yashinsky Gets Ready to Make Magic on Stage in NYTF's THE SORCER Photo BWW Interview: Mikhl Yashinsky Gets Ready to Make Magic on Stage in NYTF's THE SORCERESS
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 4, 2019

This December, escape to a magical world of fantasy and illusion with National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's The Sorceress, running December 8 - 29, 2019. A fairytale-like story of a pure-hearted young woman who triumphs over her tormentors, a scheming stepmother, and a wicked witch.

BWW Exclusive: Melissa Errico Sings 'The Way He Makes Me Feel' From LEGRAND AFFAIR (D Photo BWW Exclusive: Melissa Errico Sings 'The Way He Makes Me Feel' From LEGRAND AFFAIR (DELUXE EDITION)
by Stage Tube - Oct 24, 2019

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS will release Legrand Affair (Deluxe Edition) from Tony Award-nominated singer, actress and writer Melissa Errico on Friday, November 8. The track a?oeThe Way He Makes Me Feela?? will be available to customers who pre-order the album starting on Friday, October 25.

Ciclo Tiempo de contar del INBAL ofrece narraciones y cuentos para ni√Īas, ni√Īos y a Photo Ciclo Tiempo de contar del INBAL ofrece narraciones y cuentos para ni√Īas, ni√Īos y adultos en la CDMX
by Julie Musbach - Jun 19, 2019

El Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura, a trav√©s de la Coordinaci√≥n Nacional de Literatura, contin√ļa con el ciclo Tiempo de contar el 20, 25, 26 y 30 de junio con los cuentos: Agua azul; Costa Rica y Polonia: un solo coraz√≥n; y ¬°Uno, dos, tres por todos mis compa√Īeros y compa√Īeras!

A BAD YEAR FOR TOMATOES Begins May 16 At Theatre 40 Photo A BAD YEAR FOR TOMATOES Begins May 16 At Theatre 40
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 3, 2019

Theatre 40, in the Reuben Cordova Theatre, 241 S. Moreno Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. This is on the campus of Beverly Hills High School. Theatre 40 is Beverly Hills' professional theatre company. Ample free parking is available beneath the theatre. The parking area is best accessed through the driveway at the intersection of Moreno and Durant Drives.

SOUL TO SOUL Returns Off Broadway On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Weekend Photo SOUL TO SOUL Returns Off Broadway On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Weekend
by Alexa Criscitiello - 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.

THE OPEN GATE Begins Previews At Theater For The New City, Today Photo THE OPEN GATE Begins Previews At Theater For The New City, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Theater for the New City (Crystal Field, Executive Director) has announced that it will present THE OPEN GATE, a musical adaptation of Nobel Prize-winning author Isaac Bashevis Singer's novel The Manor, on Sunday October 14th atTheater for the New City (155 First Avenue at 10th Street).

Theater for the New City Finds Cast for THE OPEN GATE Photo Theater for the New City Finds Cast for THE OPEN GATE
by Julie Musbach - Sep 14, 2018

Theater for the New City has announced the cast of THE OPEN GATE, a new musical adaptation of Nobel Prize-winning author Isaac Bashevis Singer's novel The Manor, which will begin previews on Sunday October 14th at Theater for the New City (155 First Avenue at 10th Street). 

THE OPEN GATE Begins Previews At Theater For The New City, 10/11 Photo THE OPEN GATE Begins Previews At Theater For The New City, 10/11
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 12, 2018

Theater for the New City (Crystal Field, Executive Director) has announced that it will present THE OPEN GATE, a musical adaptation of Nobel Prize-winning author Isaac Bashevis Singer's novel The Manor, on Sunday October 14th atTheater for the New City (155 First Avenue at 10th Street).

Israel's Gesher Theatre Returns To NYC With Two New Productions Photo Israel's Gesher Theatre Returns To NYC With Two New Productions
by Julie Musbach - Jul 17, 2018

Maria Shclover and Irina Shabshis, Cherry Orchard Festival co-founders and producers, today announced Israel's celebrated Gesher Theatre will return to New York City in early October with its two leading productions The Dybbuk and In the Tunnel at The Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College (524 West 59 Street).  Founded in 1991 in Tel Aviv by director Yevgeny Arye, these Gesher Theatre productions are being presented as part of a North American tour, which includes performances in Toronto and Pittsburgh. Performances are October 3 and 4 for The Dybbuk and October 6 and 7 for In the Tunnel.

New Amsterdam Singers to Premiere New Work Photo New Amsterdam Singers to Premiere New Work
by Julie Musbach - Apr 18, 2018

For the third and final concert of its 50th anniversary season, New Amsterdam Singers, led by Music Director Clara Longstreth, will perform the world premiere of The Wave Rises by Ben Moore, a work commissioned by the chorus as part of its 50-year celebration.

BWW Interview:  BWW Award Winning Director Larry Eisenberg Tells Us About THE CHINESE Photo BWW Interview: BWW Award Winning Director Larry Eisenberg Tells Us About THE CHINESE WALL at Group rep
by Don Grigware - Jan 19, 2018

Larry Eisenberg is the winner of this year's BroadwayWorld Award for Best Director of a Local Play, Lost in Yonkers, at Group Rep. He earned his MFA from CalArts, received a DramaLogue Award for the world premiere adaptation of Isaac Bashevis Singer's Stories for Children and has directed numerous productions at GRT. His favorites include Lost in Yonkers, Poor of New York, Trip to Bountiful, Over the River and Through the Woods and his original play, Nautilus, which was later turned into a feature film. He currently serves as one of the two Co-artistic Directors at The Group Rep. He is at present directing/rehearsing The Chinese Wall set to open January 26. Tell us about the background for the play.

TNC to Present AMERICA'S FAVORITE NEWSCASTER This Winter Photo TNC to Present AMERICA'S FAVORITE NEWSCASTER This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Theater For the New City (TNC) presents the world premiere engagement of AMERICA'S FAVORITE NEWSCASTER, a new musical with book and lyrics by Tom Attea, music by Arthur Abrams, and directed by Mark Marcante (the creative team behind the acclaimed Heather Smiley For President, Living in a Musical, An American Worker, etc.).

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