Theo Bikel News

Photo Flash: AMERIKE - THE GOLDEN LAND Celebrates Opening Night Off-BroadwayPhoto 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! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at AMERIKE - THE GOLDEN LAND at National Yiddish Theatre FolksbienePhoto 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! (more...)

VIDEO: New Trailer for AMERIKE - THE GOLDEN LAND, Opening Tonight at National Yiddish Theatre FolksbieneVIDEO: New Trailer for AMERIKE - THE GOLDEN LAND, Opening Tonight at National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 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 opens tonight and will run through August 6th. Watch a new trailer for the show below! (more...)

He's a Little Sinatra. She's A Little Bit Sondheim: An Intimate Journey Through a Musical Theater RomanceHe's a Little Sinatra. She's A Little Bit Sondheim: An Intimate Journey Through a Musical Theater Romance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Broadway veterans and Harbor Lights Founders and Artistic Directors Jay Montgomery and Tamara Jenkins are joining creative forces and sharing their personal story in the last production of the 2017 Season, which is focusing on what it means to be a theater artist. 'We are excited to be back in the performing saddle and having a blast working together. The show will be lots of fun with some sweet moments. And everyone will certainly relate to the universal themes in relationship dramas,' says Jenkins. 'We are also thrilled to be joined by Musical Director Andrew Smithson who was with us for our 2011 Harbor Lights' productions of Marry Me a Little, and Amahl and the Night Visitors, and is himself a consummate artist and musician. We needed someone versed in multiple styles as the show covers many musical genres.' (more...)

LA's Most influential Elected Officials and Spiritual Leaders Gather In UnityLA's Most influential Elected Officials and Spiritual Leaders Gather In Unity
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

???????'Perhaps it is time that we stop focusing on the most powerful man in the world and start focusing on the most vulnerable individuals,' remarked Los Angeles Mayor, Eric Garcetti. (more...)

Benjamin Scheuer's THE LION Sets Full Team for Run at The Old GlobeBenjamin Scheuer's THE LION Sets Full Team for Run at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the cast and complete creative team for the highly acclaimed musical memoir The Lion, written and performed by award-winning songwriter Benjamin Scheuer and directed by Sean Daniels. (more...)

Benjamin Scheuer's THE LION Sets Full Team for Run at The Old GlobeBenjamin Scheuer's THE LION Sets Full Team for Run at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the cast and complete creative team for the highly acclaimed musical memoir The Lion, written and performed by award-winning songwriter Benjamin Scheuer and directed by Sean Daniels. (more...)

Benjamin Scheuer's THE LION Sets Full Team for Run at The Old GlobeBenjamin Scheuer's THE LION Sets Full Team for Run at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the cast and complete creative team for the highly acclaimed musical memoir The Lion, written and performed by award-winning songwriter Benjamin Scheuer and directed by Sean Daniels. (more...)

Sheldon Harnick, Fiddler Alumni to Be Part of Memorial Concert for Theodore BikelSheldon Harnick, Fiddler Alumni to Be Part of Memorial Concert for Theodore Bikel
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Actor, vocalist and activist Theodore Bikel died July 21, 2015 at age 91 in Los Angeles.  He will be remembered in a memorial concert in New York City, titled 'Remembering Theo - An Evening of Music, Laughter and Love,' September 27 in The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (68th Street between Park and Lexington Ave.).  (more...)

PETE 'N' KEELY to Open This August Saint Michael's PlayhousePETE 'N' KEELY to Open This August Saint Michael's Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the August 3rd opening of the musical comedy Pete 'n' Keely, at Saint Michael's Playhouse (August 3 - 13).  (more...)

PETE 'N' KEELY to Open This August Saint Michael's PlayhousePETE 'N' KEELY to Open This August Saint Michael's Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the August 3rd opening of the musical comedy Pete 'n' Keely, at Saint Michael's Playhouse (August 3 - 13).  (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre Welcomes Benjamin Scheuer's THE LION TonightLong Wharf Theatre Welcomes Benjamin Scheuer's THE LION Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

Long Wharf Theatre presents, in conjunction with Eva Price, THE LION, written and performed by Benjamin Scheuer, directed by Sean Daniels, from tonight, January 6 through February 7, 2016. The play will take place on Stage II. The press opening will take place on January 13, 2016 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre to Welcome Benjamin Scheuer's THE LION This WinterLong Wharf Theatre to Welcome Benjamin Scheuer's THE LION This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

Long Wharf Theatre presents, in conjunction with Eva Price, THE LION, written and performed by Benjamin Scheuer, directed by Sean Daniels, from January 6 through February 7, 2016. The play will take place on Stage II. Tickets are $25-$85. The press opening will take place on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Theodore Bikel Tribute Concert Set for 54 Below TonightTheodore Bikel Tribute Concert Set for 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, and KulturfestNYC, the citywide week-long summer mega-festival that brought in over 50,000 attendees, present 'Another Hundred Years' tonight, August 5th at 9:30pm. (more...)

AMERICAN IDOL & THE VOICE's Jon Peter Lewis Joins Jewish Songwriters 54 Below Tribute TonightAMERICAN IDOL & THE VOICE's Jon Peter Lewis Joins Jewish Songwriters 54 Below Tribute Tonight
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 5, 2015

A standout from AMERICAN IDOL and THE VOICE joins 54 Below's tribute! (more...)

AMERICAN IDOL & THE VOICE's Jon Peter Lewis Joins Jewish Songwriters 54 Below Tribute, 8/5AMERICAN IDOL & THE VOICE's Jon Peter Lewis Joins Jewish Songwriters 54 Below Tribute, 8/5
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 31, 2015

A standout from AMERICAN IDOL and THE VOICE joins 54 Below's tribute! (more...)

Theodore Bikel Tribute Concert Set for 54 Below, 8/5Theodore Bikel Tribute Concert Set for 54 Below, 8/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, and KulturfestNYC, the citywide week-long summer mega-festival that brought in over 50,000 attendees, present "Another Hundred Years" on Wednesday, August 5th at 9:30pm. (more...)

Found Theatre Presents THE FOLK FESTIVAL THAT CHANGED AMERICA TonightFound Theatre Presents THE FOLK FESTIVAL THAT CHANGED AMERICA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2015

'The Folk Festival That Changed America' will take place tonight, July 25, at 7 pm at The Found Theatre, 599 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802. (more...)

Actors' Equity Releases Statement on the Passing of Former President Theodore BikelActors' Equity Releases Statement on the Passing of Former President Theodore Bikel
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

Actors' Equity has released a statement this afternoon following the news of former president and Broadway veteran Theodore Bikel's death at 91. (more...)

Found Theatre to Present THE FOLK FESTIVAL THAT CHANGED AMERICA, 7/25Found Theatre to Present THE FOLK FESTIVAL THAT CHANGED AMERICA, 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

'The Folk Festival That Changed America' will take place on Saturday, July 25, at 7 pm at The Found Theatre, 599 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802. Admission is $10. Tickets may be reserved at 562-433-3363 or info@foundtheatre.org. Join as we bring that historic weekend in 1965 back to life. For more information: foundtheatre.org. (more...)

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