Yiddish Theater: In Song and Conversation

Date: May 18, 2016 - May 18, 2016

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Sponsor: JTS Learning in Your Community

Location: New York City

Category: Arts JTS in Your Community

From the Bowery to Broadway

Please join us for this entertaining evening offered in conjunction with the ongoing exhibit about Yiddish theater at the Museum of the City of New York. This exhibit is curated by Dr. Edna Nahshon, professor of Jewish Theater and Drama at JTS. Dr. Nahshon will lead a brief tour of the exhibit before the event.  

A Conversation With 

Mike Burstyn, Actor and Singer
Hasia Diner, Professor and Director of the Goldstein-Goren Center for American Jewish History at New York University
Edna Nahshon, Professor, The Jewish Theological Seminary & Curator, New York’s Yiddish Theater: From the Bowery to Broadway 
Mark Slobin, Ethnomusicologist and Professor of Music and American Studies at Wesleyan University

Featuring a performance from Mike Burstyn. Reception and exhibition viewing to follow.

Date and Time

Wednesday, May 18 at 6:30 p.m.



Use code STAGE (25% off)


Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue
(at 103rd Street)
New York, NY 10029