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
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