Soul To Soul

$35-$65

An electrifying concert exploring the intersections between African-American and Yiddish musical traditions during the Civil Rights Era. It includes Yiddish theatre songs, songs of Jewish immigrants, jazz and classic spirituals.

Schedule

Sunday at 2:00pm

Museum of Jewish Heritage

(New York, NY)
36 Battery Place
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by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017
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by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2011
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by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014
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by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2012
As it continues to explore Yiddish culture in bold, new ways, the Drama Desk Award-winning National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene brings the internationally acclaimed Israeli theatre artist Mendy Cahan to New York for an exclusive three-show engagement May 19 and 20. The North American premiere of his "A Yiddish Bouquet" performs at the Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue, on Saturday May 19 at 9pm, and Sunday May 20 at 2pm & 6pm. For tickets, which are $35, call the Baruch Performing Arts Center box office at 646/312-5073, or visit www.nationalyiddishtheatre.org.
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