Balletta, a longtime theater and film professional, praised the Folksbiene as “a leading-edge company.”
Manilow wrote a musical about a group of Jewish and gentile singers in Weimar Germany.
The Folksbiene’s 2019-2020 season is built around the theme of “Spiritual Resistance.”
Composer Ted Rosenthal is poised to give new voice to the tormented years his father spent praying for his family from afar.
This was not just a play where the characters spoke Yiddish to each other; it was steeped in Yiddishkeit, the traditional Jewish way of life.
In troubling times, some of this season’s most important artistic events are those that will elicit sorrow over joy. The mix is essential.
To disappoint Tevye would be to disappoint God.
A Holocaust survivor remembers the first Warsaw Ghetto Uprising memorial service; how children of survivors in New York will mark the occasion
“Fiddler on the Roof” began life as a Sholem Aleichem story, penned in Yiddish. The show will return to that language in summer 2018.
“All immigrant story-lines of starting new lives in America and pursuing the American Dream share many common threads.”