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National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents Virtual Reading Of THE BIRD OF THE GHETT Photo National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents Virtual Reading Of THE BIRD OF THE GHETTO (DER FOYGL FUN GETO)
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2021

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene will kick off its Yiddish Women Playwrights Festival with a virtual reading of Chava Rosenfarb's play The Bird of the Ghetto (Der Foygl fun Geto), the first time the play will be presented in the language in which it was written, Yiddish.

VIDEO: The Cast of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Performs 'God Bless America' in Yiddish in Ho Photo VIDEO: The Cast of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Performs 'God Bless America' in Yiddish in Honor of Inauguration Day
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2021

On the eve of the highly-anticipated Presidential Inauguration of President-Elect Joseph R. Biden and Madam Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris, the cast of the critically-acclaimed off-Broadway hit, Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, released a rendition of ‚ÄúGod Bless America‚ÄĚ in Yiddish, featuring Academy and Tony Award winner Joel Grey and Steven Skybell.

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents THE MIRACLE IN THE WARSAW GHETTO Photo National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents THE MIRACLE IN THE WARSAW GHETTO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019

On Tuesday, August 13, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) will present a staged reading of The Miracle in the Warsaw Ghetto (Der Nes In Geto), which tells the story of the historic Warsaw Ghetto Uprising through one family and their neighbors

One More Chance To See 'From The Yiddish Rialto To The Silver Screen' Photo One More Chance To See 'From The Yiddish Rialto To The Silver Screen'
by BWW News Desk - 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.

Yiddish FIDDER ON THE ROOF's Michael Einav Will Take Over Instagram Tomorrow! Photo Yiddish FIDDER ON THE ROOF's Michael Einav Will Take Over Instagram Tomorrow!
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - Dec 7, 2018

Go behind the scenes of the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's critically-acclaimed Yiddish language production of Fiddler on the Roof with Michael Einav, as he takes over the BroadwayWorld Instagram tomorrow, December 8th! Follow along as Einav takes you behind the scenes of the show! Be sure to tune in!

Joel Grey's Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF To Get Cast Recording Photo Joel Grey's Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF To Get Cast Recording
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's Off-Broadway production of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, directed by Academy and Tony Award winner Joel Grey, will be releasing a cast album. The cast recording, released by Time Life Music and distributed byWarner Music Group, will be available in 2019, with an official date to be announced before the show transfers to Off-Broadway's Stage 42 in February.

Photo Flash: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF In Yiddish Celebrates 104 Performances Photo Photo Flash: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF In Yiddish Celebrates 104 Performances
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene celebrated its 104th season at the 104th performance of 'Fiddler on the Roof,' in Yiddish.

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Burns Brightly For Chanukkah Photo FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Burns Brightly For Chanukkah
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

The Chanukkah story celebrates miracles - and this holiday season, National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) invites families to enjoy a theatrical miracle Off-Broadway: the acclaimed and unprecedented Yiddish language Fiddler on the Roof at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Lower Manhattan.

L'Chaim! Joel Grey's Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Heads Off-Broadway Photo L'Chaim! Joel Grey's Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Heads Off-Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 8, 2018

According to the New York Post, Joel Grey's hit Yiddish production of the classic musical is headed off-Broadway!

Queering the Stage: Introducing RING OF KEYS in Concert Photo Queering the Stage: Introducing RING OF KEYS in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

RING OF KEYS brings QUEERING THE STAGE to Birdland. QUEERING THE STAGE is directed by Janelle Lawrence with musical direction by Anessa Marie. This one-night only concert will play Birdland Theater on Thursday, November 15th at 9:45pm.

Emmy Award Nominee Jackie Hoffman Takes Over Folksbiene Instagram Photo Emmy Award Nominee Jackie Hoffman Takes Over Folksbiene Instagram
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2018

If you've been ROFL at every one of Jackie Hoffman's tweets during her run in National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's (NYTF) production of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, then head to @folksbiene on Instagram this Sunday: the Emmy Award nominee is taking over Instagram.

Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Extends Until December 30 Photo Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Extends Until December 30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

The 104-year old National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's (NYTF) critically-acclaimed Yiddish language production of Fiddler on the Roof, playing at the Museum of Jewish Heritage (MJH), is extending its run through December 30 to meet the high demand for tickets. The unprecedented success of the Yiddish language Fiddler on the Roof has inspired the production, presented with English and Russian supertitles, to be extended four times since its July 4th debut due to sold-out audiences. This is the final extension.

Yiddish FIDDLER Dedicates Special Performance to 80th Anniversary of Kristallnacht Photo Yiddish FIDDLER Dedicates Special Performance to 80th Anniversary of Kristallnacht
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

The 104-year old National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's (NYTF) critically-acclaimed Yiddish language production of Fiddler on the Roof, playing at the Museum of Jewish Heritage will dedicate its special 104th performance on November 10 to celebrating its 104th season, and to the resiliency of Jewish culture on the 80th Anniversary of Kristallnacht. Due to the unprecedented success of the Yiddish language Fiddler on the Roof, presented with English and Russian supertitles, performances have been extended through November 18.

Cast Of Yiddish FIDDLER Come To Broadway Sessions This Week, 10/4 Photo Cast Of Yiddish FIDDLER Come To Broadway Sessions This Week, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida, Footloose, Dance Captain Dance Attack web series) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano.  This Thursday night, 10/4  Broadway Sessions welcomes the cast of the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene production of Fiddler on the Roof and more.

Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Extends Again Through November 18th Photo Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Extends Again Through November 18th
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

The 104-year old National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's (NYTF) critically-acclaimed sold-out Yiddish language production of Fiddler on the Roof, playing at the Museum of Jewish Heritage (MJH) is extending for 14 more performances-including a special 104th presentation. A first for NYTF, the unprecedented success of the Yiddish language Fiddler on the Roof has allowed the production, presented with English and Russian supertitles, to be extended twice since it's July 4th debut.

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF in Yiddish Comes to Teaneck! Photo FIDDLER ON THE ROOF in Yiddish Comes to Teaneck!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Black Box Studios & The Black Box Performing Arts Center, in conjunction with The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, presents a special fundraiser for The Teaneck Chamber of Commerce's Cultural Arts Committee: The Yiddish Fiddler on the Roof: A Backstage View of the Current Smash Hit!

Hit Immigration Musical AMERIKE: THE GOLDEN LAND Wraps Off-Broadway Run, 8/20 Photo Hit Immigration Musical AMERIKE: THE GOLDEN LAND Wraps Off-Broadway Run, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, the associate producer of Broadway's "Indecent," will conclude the extended run its lavishly praised Off Broadway musical "Amerike- The Golden Land," on Sunday, August 20.

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's AMERIKE - THE GOLDEN LAND to Close This Month Photo National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's AMERIKE - THE GOLDEN LAND to Close This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

The Off-Broadway musical 'Amerike - The Golden Land' wraps up its seven-week run on Sunday, August 20.

Photo Flash: AMERIKE - THE GOLDEN LAND Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

In a time when issues of immigration, assimilation, xenophobia, and socio-economic upheaval are more present than ever, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene will bring to the stage a reimagined version of Moishe Rosenfeld and Zalmen Mlotek's Amerike-The Golden Land, a musical journey of the immigration experience. Playing at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, across from the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, from which the story has taken inspiration, this limited Off Broadway engagement opened last night and will run through August 6th. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below!

Photo Flash: First Look at AMERIKE - THE GOLDEN LAND at National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

In a time when issues of immigration, assimilation, xenophobia, and socio-economic upheaval are more present than ever, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene will bring to the stage a reimagined version of Moishe Rosenfeld and Zalmen Mlotek's Amerike-The Golden Land, a musical journey of the immigration experience. Playing at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, across from the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, from which the story has taken inspiration, this limited Off Broadway engagement opened last night and will run through August 6th. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

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