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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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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.

New Virtual Production of MEGILLAH CYCLE Surpasses 6,000 Views Photo New Virtual Production of MEGILLAH CYCLE Surpasses 6,000 Views
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2021

MEGILLAH CYCLE has surpassed 6,000 views and that number is rapidly climbing. The Congress for Jewish Culture is continuing its International Virtual Yiddish Theater series with MEGILLAH CYCLE, featuring an all-star international cast, directed and adapted by Mike Burstyn from Itzik Manger’s modernist take on the traditional Purim play.

Part 2 Of Mike Burstyn's Interview Regarding MEGILLAH CYCLE Is Set To Air Tomorrow On Photo Part 2 Of Mike Burstyn's Interview Regarding MEGILLAH CYCLE Is Set To Air Tomorrow On 'The Yiddish Voice'
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 2, 2021

Renowned actor/director Mike Burstyn will be this week’s special guest on “The Yiddish Voice” on Boston’s WNUR Radio tomorrow (Wednesday) at 7:30 pm.

VIDEO: The Congress for Jewish Culture Continues International Virtual Yiddish Theate Photo VIDEO: The Congress for Jewish Culture Continues International Virtual Yiddish Theater Series with MEGILLAH CYCLE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 25, 2021

The Congress for Jewish Culture continues its International Virtual Yiddish Theater series with MEGILLAH CYCLE, featuring an all-star international cast, directed and adapted by Mike Burstyn from Itzik Manger’s modernist take on the traditional Purim play.

Mike Burstyn Is Tonight's Special Guest On THE YIDDISH VOICE To Discuss MEGILLAH CYCL Photo Mike Burstyn Is Tonight's Special Guest On THE YIDDISH VOICE To Discuss MEGILLAH CYCLE
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 24, 2021

Renowned actor/director Mike Burstyn will be this week’s special guest on “The Yiddish Voice” on Boston’s WNUR Radio tonight (Wednesday) at 7:30 pm.

Virtual Production Of MEGILLAH CYCLE Premieres Today With All-Star International Cast Photo Virtual Production Of MEGILLAH CYCLE Premieres Today With All-Star International Cast
by Stephi Wild - Feb 21, 2021

The Congress for Jewish Culture continues its International Virtual Yiddish Theater series with MEGILLAH CYCLE, featuring an all-star international cast, directed and adapted by Mike Burstyn from Itzik Manger’s modernist take on the traditional Purim play.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: February 20-21- with Santino Fontana, Jessie Mueller an Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: February 20-21- with Santino Fontana, Jessie Mueller and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 20, 2021

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, February 20-21, 2020.

Virtual Production of MEGILLAH CYCLE Premieres Sunday with Shane Baker, Mike Burstyn, Photo Virtual Production of MEGILLAH CYCLE Premieres Sunday with Shane Baker, Mike Burstyn, Eli Batalion and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2021

The Congress for Jewish Culture will continue its International Virtual Yiddish Theater series with MEGILLAH CYCLE, featuring an all-star international cast, directed and adapted by Mike Burstyn from Itzik Manger’s modernist take on the traditional Purim play.

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

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

Virtual Production of MEGILLAH CYCLE to Premiere in February Featuring Shane Baker, Mike Burstyn and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 2, 2021

The Congress for Jewish Culture will continue its International Virtual Yiddish Theater series with MEGILLAH CYCLE, featuring an all-star international cast, directed and adapted by Mike Burstyn from Itzik Manger’s modernist take on the traditional Purim play.

New Virtual Production of THE DYBBUK Scores More Than 6,000 Views Photo New Virtual Production of THE DYBBUK Scores More Than 6,000 Views
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 11, 2021

Last week, the new 100th anniversary virtual production of THE DYBBUK surpassed 6,000 views and that number is rapidly climbing. Presented by the Congress for Jewish Culture, S. Ansky’s THE DYBBUK is the world’s most famous Jewish play.

Virtual Production of THE DYBBUK Starring Mike Burstyn Premieres Tonight Photo Virtual Production of THE DYBBUK Starring Mike Burstyn Premieres Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2020

This month marks the 100th anniversary of THE DYBBUK, the world’s most famous Jewish play, by S. Ansky. The Congress for Jewish Culture is celebrating this historically significant milestone with a virtual presentation of the play featuring an all-star international cast.

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, December 14 with James Monroe Iglehart, Kelli O'Hara a Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, December 14 with James Monroe Iglehart, Kelli O'Hara and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 14, 2020

Today (December 14) in live streaming: James Monroe Iglehart sings with Seth Rudetsky, Kelli O'Hara joins the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and so much more!

The Congress for Jewish Culture Hosts Special Panel to Commemorate 100th Anniversary  Photo The Congress for Jewish Culture Hosts Special Panel to Commemorate 100th Anniversary of THE DYBBUK Tomorrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 8, 2020

The Congress for Jewish Culture is hosting a special Facebook Live panel tomorrow (Wednesday) at 1 p.m. EST to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the very first performance of THE DYBBUK, the world’s most famous Jewish play by S. Ansky.

THE DYBBUK To Mark Centennial With Virtual Production Photo THE DYBBUK To Mark Centennial With Virtual Production
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 1, 2020

This month marks the 100th anniversary of THE DYBBUK, the world’s most famous Jewish play, by S. Ansky.

Metropolitan Virtual Playhouse Presents XINGU Photo Metropolitan Virtual Playhouse Presents XINGU
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 6, 2020

The groundbreaking reading series continues as Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse presents its next free 'screened' reading: XINGU, a one-act play by Kimberly Wadsworth based on a short story by Edith Wharton, live streamed at no charge, with talkback to follow, on October 10th, 2020 at 8 PM, EDT. 

Metropolitan Playhouse to Present EAST SIDE STORIES: INSIDE EDITION Photo Metropolitan Playhouse to Present EAST SIDE STORIES: INSIDE EDITION
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2020

Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse will present free 'screened' readings of four new one-act plays inspired by life and history in the East Village, via live stream video, with talkback to follow, on Saturday, June 26th and 27th, 2020 at 8 PM, EDT.

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

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents THE WALL Photo National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents THE WALL
by Julie Musbach - Jul 17, 2019

On Tuesday, July 30, The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) will present a staged reading of The Wall.

Photo Flash: First Look At American Renaissance Theater Company's FAST FOOD VOICES Photo Photo Flash: First Look At American Renaissance Theater Company's FAST FOOD VOICES
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 4, 2019

American Renaissance Theater Company (ARTC) will present the World Premiere of Mark Levine's new play Fast Food Voices. The site-specific immersive production will take place at Ryan's Daughter on the Upper East Side. The limited engagement runs April 4 - 12 and is directed by John D. McNally. The evening features a dynamic series of vignettes that highlight an eclectic mix of New Yorkers that are often ignored, forgotten, and marginalized. Fast Food Voices showcases a diverse, multi-generational cast that includes emerging talent and Broadway veterans.

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