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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...)

Ben Gonshor's WHEN BLOOD RAN RED Gets Staged Reading in NYCBen Gonshor's WHEN BLOOD RAN RED Gets Staged Reading in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Four-time Drama Desk Award nominated director Bryna Wasserman, currently represented Off-Broadway with the revival of Amerike-The Golden Land, is set to helm the staged reading of Canadian playwright Ben Gonshor's When Blood Ran Red, August 3rd, 3pm, at the Workshop Theater. (more...)

Photos and Video: Immigrant Arts Coalition Formed at National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's Arts Summit; Watch John Leguizamo's Keynote Speech!Photos and Video: Immigrant Arts Coalition Formed at National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's Arts Summit; Watch John Leguizamo's Keynote Speech!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

At a plenary session today, participants in the first Immigration Arts Summit, conceived and hosted by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene at the Museum of Jewish Heritage on Monday and Tuesday, agreed to formally organize as an Immigrant Arts Coalition, a network of arts organizations and individual artists that produce ethnic-based art from other cultures for New York audiences. Scroll down for photos and footage of the announcement and the summit, featuring keynote speaker John Leguizamo! (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's AMERIKE Extends Downtown RunNational Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's AMERIKE Extends Downtown Run
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) is extending the Off-Broadway run of the musical "Amerike -- The Golden Land" through Sunday August 20. (more...)

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...)

BWW Review: AMERIKE - THE GOLDEN LAND at FolksbieneBWW Review: AMERIKE - THE GOLDEN LAND at Folksbiene
by Amy Oestreicher - Jul 10, 2017

103 seasons and going strong - and not just because of nostalgia. The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene has reimagined 'Amerike - The Golden Land', the 1984 musical by Zalmen Mlotek and Moishe Rosenfeld, appropriately running near Ellis Island. Weaving incredible stories with fantastic songs, multimedia and choreography, the show creates a dynamic portrayal of the Jewish people who immigrated to the United States in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, much like my own grandparents. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene to Host Immigration Arts SummitNational Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene to Host Immigration Arts Summit
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) hosts a two-day immigration arts summit on Monday/Tuesday July 17 & 18 during the Off-Broadway run of the musical 'Amerike -- The Golden Land.' (more...)

NYT Folksbiene's YIDDISH SOUL to Return to SUMMERSTAGE This JuneNYT Folksbiene's YIDDISH SOUL to Return to SUMMERSTAGE This June
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Blending the klezmer, roots-rock and Hasidic cantorial worlds to breathtaking effect, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) presents 'Yiddish Soul 2017' at SummerStage in Central Park on Wednesday June 14 at 7pm. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Updates Immigration Musical AMERIKE - THE GOLDEN LANDNational Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Updates Immigration Musical AMERIKE - THE GOLDEN LAND
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF), currently producers of the Tony-nominated 'Indecent,' and the company responsible for last season's hit musical 'The Golden Bride,' kicks off its record-making 103rd consecutive season with 'Amerike - The Golden Land,' a high-energy musical journey of the American immigrant experience. (more...)

Ben Platt, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, OSLO & More Win at the Drama League Awards!Ben Platt, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, OSLO & More Win at the Drama League Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

This afternoon, Broadway's brightest gathered at the Marriott Marquis Times Square to celebrate this years Drama League Awards nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. (more...)

Photo Coverage: National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Honors Daryl Roth & More at Mother's Day GalaPhoto Coverage: National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Honors Daryl Roth & More at Mother's Day Gala
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 15, 2017

Further evidence that Yiddish is suddenly hip in 2017 was on flashy display last night at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, as the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene welcomed a diverse and eclectic crowd to celebrate mothers and the mother tongue in grand style. Prominent producer Daryl Roth and nine other women trailblazers in the arts, sciences, business and philanthropy were honored, and a dazzling all-female cast performed one showstopper after another. The evening's mother hen was the fabulous four-time Tony nominee Tovah Feldshuh, who delighted the audience with her funny and peppery mix of wisdom and heartfelt cheerleading for the Jewish mothers attending and for the Jewish mother in all of us. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh to Host National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's OUR LEADING LADIES Mother's Day ConcertTovah Feldshuh to Host National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's OUR LEADING LADIES Mother's Day Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Four-time Tony nominee Tovah Feldshuh and the Emmy and Tony Award-winning David Hyde Pierce will be among those appearing in the Drama Desk Award-winning National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's Mother's Day gala concert, Our Leading Ladies, at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 LaGuardia Place, on Sunday May 14, at 6:30pm. (more...)

Breaking: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, GREAT COMET & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations; Check Out the Full List!Breaking: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, GREAT COMET & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations; Check Out the Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The Drama League has announced the 2017 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. Scroll down for the full list of nominees! (more...)

Frank London's Theatre-Concert MARKETPLACE Jolts to Life in MayFrank London's Theatre-Concert MARKETPLACE Jolts to Life in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

After being presented by John Schaefer and WNYC's New Sounds Live at the Merkin Concert Hall, and then traveling the world, the iconoclastic post-modern musical oratorio, "A Night at the Old Marketplace," returns to New York for the premiere of an enhanced full-length version fusing music, projections and storytelling.  (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh to Host Folksbiene's Mother's Day Gala Honoring Daryl Roth and MoreTovah Feldshuh to Host Folksbiene's Mother's Day Gala Honoring Daryl Roth and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

It will be the mother of all star-studded galas! On Mother's Day the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (producers of last season's critically acclaimed and Drama Desk-nominated musical "The Golden Bride," and current producers on the upcoming Broadway stage play "Indecent") presents a unique gala concert, "Our Leading Ladies," celebrating the contributions of women in the arts, business, science, and philanthropy, at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 LaGuardia Place, on Sunday, May 14, at 6:30pm. (more...)

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene to Celebrate Immigration and More This SpringThe National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene to Celebrate Immigration and More This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) presents a number of unique shows this spring and summer as part of its 2017 season - the company's 102nd consecutive season. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tovah Feldshuh, Sheldon Harnick, Jessica Hecht, David Hyde Pierce and More Take Part in Reading of Elie Wiesel's NIGHTPhoto Flash: Tovah Feldshuh, Sheldon Harnick, Jessica Hecht, David Hyde Pierce and More Take Part in Reading of Elie Wiesel's NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Prominent figures from the arts, politics, human rights, social justice, the media, and academia gathered for a continuous reading of Nobel Peace laureate Elie Wiesel's seismic Holocaust memoir, 'Night,' at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place, on Sunday, January 29, 2017. The all-day 'Night' event took place in front of an overflow audience at the Museum. BroadwayWorld has photos from the reading below, plus footage from the event! (more...)

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