Yiddish FIDDLER Dedicates Special Performance to 80th Anniversary of KristallnachtYiddish 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. (more...)

Cast Of Yiddish FIDDLER Come To Broadway Sessions This Week, 10/4Cast 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. (more...)


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Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Extends Again Through November 18thYiddish 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. (more...)

Photo Flash: Bernadette Peters, Mandy Patinkin, Bebe Neuwirth and More Attend Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOFPhoto Flash: Bernadette Peters, Mandy Patinkin, Bebe Neuwirth and More Attend Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2018

The cast of the Yiddish language production of Fiddler on the Roof have welcomed some special guests throughout their run. Among them have been Bernadette Peters, Joel Gray, Bebe Neuwirth, Mandy Patinkin, and many more. Check out photos below of the Broadway royalty that have shown their faces at this unique production! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF in YiddishPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF in Yiddish
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jul 17, 2018

New York Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia spoke it fluently as did James Cagney. Barbara Streisand can converse, and Judy Garland sang in it. Last night the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene premiered Fiddler On The Roof in Yiddish directed by Joel Grey for a VIP Opening Night audience and Gala which honored Jeffrey S. Wisenfeld, Chairman of the Folksbiene. (more...)

Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Extends RunYiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Extends Run
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) today announced that the highly anticipated American premiere of the Yiddish language Fiddler on the Roof, which began preview PERFORMANCES Off Broadway at the Museum of Jewish Heritage last week, will extend its run for an additional week through September 2 due to demand for tickets. The Press Opening takes place Sunday, July 15 and a VIP gala performance on Monday, July 16. Helmed by Academy Award and Tony Award winner Joel Grey, the acclaimed musical is being presented now for an 9-week limited engagement through September 2. (more...)

Preview Performances for Joel Grey-Directed Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Begin TodayPreview Performances for Joel Grey-Directed Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Begin Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2018

The highly anticipated American premiere of the Yiddish language Fiddler on the Roof, presented by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) begins preview PERFORMANCE Off Broadway at the Museum of Jewish Heritage today, July 4th, with Press Opening slated for Sunday, July 15 and a VIP gala performance on Monday, July 16. Helmed by Academy Award and Tony Award winner Joel Grey, the acclaimed musical is being presented for an 8-week limited engagement through August 26. (more...)

Preview Performances for Joel Grey-Directed Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Begin 7/4Preview Performances for Joel Grey-Directed Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Begin 7/4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

The highly anticipated American premiere of the Yiddish language Fiddler on the Roof, presented by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) begins preview PERFORMANCE Off Broadway at the Museum of Jewish Heritage on Wednesday, July 4th, with Press Opening slated for Sunday, July 15 and a VIP gala performance on Monday, July 16. Helmed by Academy Award and Tony Award winner Joel Grey, the acclaimed musical is being presented for an 8-week limited engagement through August 26. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF), recently nominated for a 2018 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical Revivial (Amerike-The Golden Land), has completed its casting for the American premiere of the Yiddish language Fiddler on the Roof. Helmed by Academy Award and Tony Award winner Joel Grey, and accompanied by English and Russian translation supertitles, this highly-anticipated 8-week limited engagement, July 4th through August 26th, is set to play Off Broadway at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. (more...)

RISE TOO: OUR STORY To Be Hosted By Marti G. CummingsRISE TOO: OUR STORY To Be Hosted By Marti G. Cummings
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

'Rise: A Benefit For The Arthritis Foundation' had it's first performance on March 26th at the Davenport Theatre. The show was directed by Alyssa Williams, choreographed by Jose-Luis Lopez Jr. (On Your Feet, In The Heights) with Gina DePool as associate choreographer, and music directed by Justin Ramos. (more...)

Photo Flash: Production Photos Released from THE SORCERESS, Now Closed Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: Production Photos Released from THE SORCERESS, Now Closed Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre Folskbiene's THE SORCERESS Begins Performances December 25National Yiddish Theatre Folskbiene's THE SORCERESS Begins Performances December 25
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) presents the limited engagement of The Sorceress (Di Kishefmakherin). Inspired by last season's critically-acclaimed revival of Joseph Rumshinsky's The Golden Bride, another lost operetta of the Yiddish Theatre canon, The Sorceress will be the first piece brought to life under NYTF's new Global Yiddish Theatre Restoration Project. Directed by NYTF Associate Artistic Director, Drama Desk Award-nominee Motl Didner, with music direction by NYTF Artistic Director Zalmen Mlotek, The Sorceress will be presented as a work-in-development, performed in Yiddish with English and Russian translation supertitles, for 5 performances only, beginning Monday, December 25, 2017 through Monday, January 1, 2018 in the Edmond J. Safra Hall at the Museum of Jewish Heritage (36 Battery Place). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jerry Zaks Honored by National Yiddish Theater FolksbeinePhoto Coverage: Jerry Zaks Honored by National Yiddish Theater Folksbeine
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 19, 2017

With the Statue of Liberty gazing on from the harbor at the Museum of Jewish Heritage at Battery Place Jerry Zaks, 4-Time Tony Award-Winning Director was honored at a fantastic Benefit Concert last night and BroadwayWorld was there. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents BROADWAY A JEWISH AMERICAN LEGACY Honoring Jerry Zaks Tonight!National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents BROADWAY A JEWISH AMERICAN LEGACY Honoring Jerry Zaks Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

Some of Broadway's biggest and brightest names will light the stage tonight in the all-star gala concert event, Broadway: A Jewish American Legacy, which will be presented by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 7pm in the Edmond J. Safra Theatre at the Museum of Jewish Heritage (36 Battery Place). (more...)

Terrance Mann and Douglas Sills Sign on for National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's Gala Honoring Jerry ZaksTerrance Mann and Douglas Sills Sign on for National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's Gala Honoring Jerry Zaks
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

Tony Award nominees Terrance Mann (Pippin) and Douglas Sills (War Paint, The Scarlet Pimpernel) will join some of Broadway's biggest and brightest names lighting the stage in the all-star gala concert event, Broadway: A Jewish American Legacy, which will be presented by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 7pm in the Edmond J. Safra Theatre at the Museum of Jewish Heritage (36 Battery Place). (more...)

NYTF Announces Cast For THE SORCERESS At The Edmond J. Safra Hall At The Museum Of Jewish HeritageNYTF Announces Cast For THE SORCERESS At The Edmond J. Safra Hall At The Museum Of Jewish Heritage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) presents the limited engagement of The Sorceress (Di Kishefmakherin). Inspired by last season's critically-acclaimed revival of Joseph Rumshinsky's The Golden Bride, another lost operetta of the Yiddish Theatre canon, The Sorceress will be the first piece brought to life under NYTF's new Global Yiddish Theatre Restoration Project. Directed by NYTF Associate Artistic Director, Drama Desk Award-nominee Motl Didner, with music direction by NYTF Artistic Director Zalmen Mlotek, The Sorceress will be presented as a work-in-development, performed in Yiddish with English and Russian translation supertitles, for 5 performances only, running Monday, December 25, 2017 through Monday, January 1, 2018 in the Edmond J. Safra Hall at the Museum of Jewish Heritage (36 Battery Place). (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene to Honor Tony Award-Winner Jerry Zaks at All-Star Benefit ConcertNational Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene to Honor Tony Award-Winner Jerry Zaks at All-Star Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

For one night only, the biggest and brightest names on Broadway will light the stage in an all-star benefit concert, Broadway: A Jewish American Legacy, December 18, 2017, at 7pm, at the Museum of Jewish Heritage (36 Battery Place, NY, NY). (more...)

Hit Immigration Musical AMERIKE: THE GOLDEN LAND Wraps Off-Broadway Run, 8/20Hit 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. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's AMERIKE - THE GOLDEN LAND to Close This MonthNational 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. (more...)

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