Breaking: HADESTOWN, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD & More Earn Casting Society of America's Artios Awards Breaking: HADESTOWN, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD & More Earn Casting Society of America's Artios Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020

Casting Society of America honored excellence in casting across feature films, television and theatre at the 35th Annual Artios Awards held on Thursday, January 30 at ceremonies in New York, Los Angeles, and London. The New York ceremony was hosted by Michelle Buteau at Stage 48, Ron Funches hosted in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton, and Jason Isaacs hosted in London at the Four Seasons Hotel at Ten Trinity Square. (more...)

Cast And Creatives Announced for MIRRORS At Next Door At New York Theatre Workshop. Cast And Creatives Announced for MIRRORS At Next Door At New York Theatre Workshop.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020

Parity Productions, the New York based theatre company dedicated to producing new work and filling at least 50% of the creative positions (playwrights, directors, and designers) with women and/or trans and gender nonconforming (TGNC) artists, has announced the full cast and crew for their world premiere production of Mirrors by Azure D. Osborne-Lee, a 2018 Parity Commission Winner, co-produced by India Blake/IB Productions and Cecelia Johnson/Deep End Productions, and directed by Parity's founder and Artistic Director, Ludovica Villar-Hauser, premiering at Next Door @ NYTW this February 29 through March 22. (more...)

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Celebrates THE SORCERESS Opening Night Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Celebrates THE SORCERESS Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019

On December 8th, The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene premiered The Sorceress (Di Kishefmakherin), a magical, musical Yiddish fantasy starring an innocent young heroine, her dashing fiancé, a devious stepmother, and a scheming witch that takes its audience into a world of illusion, intrigue, and suspense. Among the opening night guests were Jana Robbins and Haley Swindal.  (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Pushes Premiere Date of Musical HARMONY by Barry Manilow to 2021 National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Pushes Premiere Date of Musical HARMONY by Barry Manilow to 2021
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (Artistic Director Zalmen Mlotek and Executive Director Dominick Balletta), in association with Tony Award-winning Producer Ken Davenport, today announced that New York debut of the new musical Harmony by the legendary Barry Manilow and his longtime collaborator Bruce Sussman will be postponed until 2021 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage a?" A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, NYC. The show was previously scheduled to start performances on February 11, 2020. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's THE SORCERESS Photo Flash: First Look at the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's THE SORCERESS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019

This December, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) is presenting The Sorceress (Di Kishefmakherin), a magical, musical Yiddish fantasy starring an innocent young heroine, her dashing fiancé, a devious stepmother, and a scheming witch that takes its audience into a world of illusion, intrigue, and suspense. The Sorceress is being performed through December 29 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage a?" A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, NYC. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene To Host A Jewish Holiday Tradition On December 25th at THE SORCERESS National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene To Host A Jewish Holiday Tradition On December 25th at THE SORCERESS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2019

Christmas Day for American Jews is observed by an annual ritual, one born alongside Yiddish Theatre in the immigrant communities of the Lower East Side: dining out on Chinese food. (more...)

BWW Interview: Mikhl Yashinsky Gets Ready to Make Magic on Stage in NYTF's THE SORCERESS BWW Interview: Mikhl Yashinsky Gets Ready to Make Magic on Stage in NYTF's THE SORCERESS
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

Off-Broadway's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF In Yiddish Will Close In January Off-Broadway's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF In Yiddish Will Close In January
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019

The critically-acclaimed National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) production of Fiddler on the Roof, in Yiddish with English Supertitles, will play its final performance on Sunday, January 5, 2020. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents THE SORCERESS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019

This December, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) will present The Sorceress (Di Kishefmakherin), a magical, musical Yiddish fantasy starring an innocent young heroine, her dashing fiancé, a devious stepmother, and a scheming witch that takes its audience into a world of illusion, intrigue, and suspense. The Sorceress will be performed from December 1 to 29 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage a?" A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, NYC. (more...)

Warren Carlyle To Direct Barry Manilow Musical HARMONY; Full Creative Team Announced Warren Carlyle To Direct Barry Manilow Musical HARMONY; Full Creative Team Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019

Today National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene announced the Tony Award-winning creative team for the New York debut of the acclaimed musical Harmony by the legendary Barry Manilow and his longtime collaborator Bruce Sussman. (more...)

HADESTOWN, TOOTSIE & More Nominated for Casting Society of America's 2019 Artios Awards HADESTOWN, TOOTSIE & More Nominated for Casting Society of America's 2019 Artios Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019

Casting Society of America (CSA) today announced the television and theatre nominees for the 35th Artios Awards, which honor the contribution of Casting Directors to film, television and theatre. The winners will be revealed on Thursday, January 30, 2020 in ceremonies in Los Angeles, New York City and London. Comedian, actor and writer Ron Funches will serve as host for the Los Angeles event. (more...)

Only Two Weeks Left To See National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's HANNAH SENESH Only Two Weeks Left To See National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's HANNAH SENESH
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019

Only two weeks remain to see the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF)'s presentation of Hannah Senesh, an award-winning play based on the diaries and poems of a heroic young woman who risked her life to save European Jews from the Holocaust, and who paid the ultimate price. (more...)

Photo Flash: HANNAH SENESH Celebrates Opening Night Photo Flash: HANNAH SENESH Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF), winner of a 2019 Drama Desk Award, on Sunday night celebrated the opening of Hannah Senesh, an award-winning play based on the diaries and poems of a heroic young woman who risked her life to save European Jews from the Holocaust, and who paid the ultimate price. (more...)

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF IN YIDDISH Celebrates One Year Anniversary FIDDLER ON THE ROOF IN YIDDISH Celebrates One Year Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) production of Fiddler on the Roof, in Yiddish with English Supertitles, will celebrate its one year anniversary on Wednesday, July 17 at Stage 42 (422 W 42nd St.).   (more...)

Jeremy Handelman And Patricia Klausner Join The Lineup Of TRU Intensive For Showcase Producing Jeremy Handelman And Patricia Klausner Join The Lineup Of TRU Intensive For Showcase Producing
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the 2019 Weekend Intensive for Showcase Producing on Saturday and Sunday, July 20 and 21, 2019 from 10am to 6pm at Clinton Cameo Studios, 307 W. 43rd Street, Studio B (take elevator down to B level). Please reserve using the bright red reservation box at https://truonline.org/events/2019-weekend-intensive/ or e-mail TRUStaff1@gmail.com with questions. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's HANNAH SENESH Begins Performances in Two Weeks National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's HANNAH SENESH Begins Performances in Two Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019

Fresh from the stellar success of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF), winner of a 2019 Drama Desk Award, will present Hannah Senesh, an award-winning play based on the diaries and poems of a heroic young woman who risked her life to save European Jews from the Holocaust, and who paid the ultimate price. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: A Chat with Jamibeth Margolis BWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: A Chat with Jamibeth Margolis
by Konversations with Keeme - Jul 5, 2019

Jamibeth Margolis has been a  professional casting director in New York for 20 years. She was with Johnson-Liff Casting, Cameron Mackintosh, and Margolis-Seay Casting and is now out on her own as a freelance casting director. Previous credits include the Broadway and National Touring Companies of such hits as Les Miserables, The Phantom Of The Opera, Miss Saigon, Cats, and Jane Eyre as well as two dozen other shows on Broadway. She also currently casts for Off Broadway, National Touring Companies and shows for prominent regional theaters and all of the major theater festivals in NYC. Her casting office is dedicated to the development of new plays and musicals. Current Casting Projects: Rebel Rebel: The Many Lives Of David Bowie (Tour), Fiddler On The Roof In Yiddish (Stage 42), Sistas: The Musical (Off Broadway), The National Yiddish Theatre, Cleveland Musical Theatre and many more. CSA Member.   (more...)

Final Casting Announced For INTO THE WOODS: IN CONCERT at The Town Hall Final Casting Announced For INTO THE WOODS: IN CONCERT at The Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2019

Final casting is complete for the star-studded Broadway concert event of the summer, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into the Woods. Produced by and benefitting Cleveland Musical Theatre, this one-night-only event will play the historicThe Town Hall (123 W. 43rd St., between Broadway and 6th Ave.) on Monday, July 8 at 7:30pm. Tickets, starting at $50, are available online at www.TheTownHall.org (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Presents 2019 Weekend Intensive For Showcase Producing Theater Resources Unlimited Presents 2019 Weekend Intensive For Showcase Producing
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the 2019 Weekend Intensive for Showcase Producing on Saturday and Sunday, July 20 and 21, 2019 from 10am to 6pm at Clinton Cameo Studios, 307 W. 43rd Street, Studio B (take elevator down to B level). Please reserve using the bright red reservation box at https:truonline.orgevents2019-weekend-intensive or e-mail TRUStaff1@gmail.com with questions. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mikhail Baryshnikov Visits FIDDLER ON THE ROOF in Yiddish Photo Flash: Mikhail Baryshnikov Visits FIDDLER ON THE ROOF in Yiddish
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2019

Yesterday, June 23, Mikhail Baryshinkov visited Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish. Following the curtain call, director Joel Grey came onstage to announce that Mikhail was in attendance. (more...)

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