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THE ESSENCE to Make Off-Broadway Premiere This Fall Photo THE ESSENCE to Make Off-Broadway Premiere This Fall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2021

At long last, THE ESSENCE will be making its official Off-Broadway bow at the WP Theater, 2162 Broadway (at 76th Street). Performances will begin October 10th, with the official Opening Night set for Sunday, October 17th at 7 p.m., and will continue for 10 weeks only through December 23rd.

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Announces Cast And Cameos In: A YIDDISH RENAISSAN Photo National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Announces Cast And Cameos In: A YIDDISH RENAISSANCE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2021

This July, National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene will bring together more than 140 actors, singers and musicians from across globe for a sensational, one-time event - A Yiddish Renaissance: A Virtual Concert Celebration - filled with music and appearances by some of the most renowned Yiddish performers.

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Celebrates THE SORCERESS Opening Nig Photo Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Celebrates THE SORCERESS Opening Night
by A.A. Cristi - 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. 

Photo Flash: First Look at the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's THE SORCERESS Photo Photo Flash: First Look at the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's THE SORCERESS
by Stephi Wild - 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.

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene To Host A Jewish Holiday Tradition On December 25 Photo National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene To Host A Jewish Holiday Tradition On December 25th at THE SORCERESS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - 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.

Centenary Stage Company Presents KVETCHES OF 1932 Photo Centenary Stage Company Presents KVETCHES OF 1932
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 28, 2019

Centenary Stage Company is thrilled to finish out our month long Fringe Festival with the Kvetches of 1932. This production will run November 14 to November 17 in the Edith Kutz Theatre on the campus of Centenary University at 715 Grand Avenue in Hackettstown, NJ.

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents THE SORCERESS
by Stephi Wild - 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.

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents THE MIRACLE IN THE WARSAW GHETTO Photo National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents THE MIRACLE IN THE WARSAW GHETTO
by Julie Musbach - 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 Stephi Wild - 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.

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's THE TENTH MAN In Yiddish Sells Out Photo National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's THE TENTH MAN In Yiddish Sells Out
by Julie Musbach - Nov 6, 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, announced the stellar cast for the free, world premiere staged reading of Paddy Chayefsky's 1959 Tony Award-nominated play The Tenth Man, newly translated into Yiddish by Eleanor Reissa and Harvey Varga, on Tuesday, November 13 at 7 pm at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Pl. NY, NY 10280. All tickets were gone in a few hours.

YIVO Presents 'The Essence of Yiddish Theater' Photo YIVO Presents 'The Essence of Yiddish Theater'
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2018

The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research presents The Essence of Yiddish Theater, a theatrical introduction to Yiddish language and Yiddish theater. The performance will take place on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 7:00pm at YIVO's location at the Center for Jewish History (15 West 16th Street).

NYTF Presents 'From The Yiddish Rialto To The Silver Screen' Photo NYTF Presents 'From The Yiddish Rialto To The Silver Screen'
by Julie Musbach - Feb 14, 2018

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) continues this season's presentations of concert productions exploring Yiddish theatre's golden age with From the Yiddish Rialto to the Silver Screen on Sunday, March 11 at 2 pm., performed Off Broadway at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, NYC.

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents Early Yiddish Theatre And Vaudeville And Photo National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents Early Yiddish Theatre And Vaudeville And From The Yiddish Rialto To The Silver Screen
by Julie Musbach - Jan 30, 2018

Two concert productions that explore the Yiddish theatre's golden age will be presented by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) this season. Early Yiddish Theatre and Vaudeville will be presented on February 11 at 2 pm. From the Yiddish Rialto to the Silver Screen will be performed on March 11 at 2 pm. Both will be performed Off Broadway at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, NYC.

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.

National Yiddish Theatre Folskbiene's THE SORCERESS Begins Performances December 25 Photo National Yiddish Theatre Folskbiene's THE SORCERESS Begins Performances December 25
by Stephi Wild - 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).

NYTF Announces Cast For THE SORCERESS At The Edmond J. Safra Hall At The Museum Of Je Photo NYTF Announces Cast For THE SORCERESS At The Edmond J. Safra Hall At The Museum Of Jewish Heritage
by Stephi Wild - 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).

Photo Flash: MONEY, LOVE, AND SHAME Hits the Stage at YIVO Institute
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Once a staple of the popular Yiddish stage, Isaac Zolotarevsky's legendary 1910 melodrama GELT, LIBE, UN SHANDE was presented this past Monday evening, February 7th at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in a new English translation by writer/director Allen Lewis Rickman under the title MONEY, LOVE, AND SHAME! Scroll down for photos!

One Night Only! Brilliantly Vile MONEY, LOVE, AND SHAME! with Everett Quinton to Be Presented Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Once a staple of the popular Yiddish stage, Isaac Zolotarevsky's legendary 1910 melodrama GELT, LIBE, UN SHANDE will be presented tonight (Monday) at 7 PM at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in a new English translation by writer/director Allen Lewis Rickman under the title MONEY, LOVE, AND SHAME! This one-night-only event will feature Drama Desk and Obie Award winner Everett Quinton.

MONEY, LOVE, AND SHAME!'s Allen Lewis Rickman to Appear on DAVE'S GONE BY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Once a staple of the popular Yiddish stage, Isaac Zolotarevsky's legendary 1910 melodrama GELT, LIBE, UN SHANDE will be presented this Monday, February 6th at 7 PM at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in a new English translation by writer/director Allen Lewis Rickman under the title MONEY, LOVE, AND SHAME!

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