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Yiddish theatre - Wikipedia

Yiddish theatre consists of plays written and performed primarily by Jews in Yiddish, the language of the Central European Ashkenazi Jewish community.

Folksbiene - Official Site

Home page for the Folksbiene Yiddish Theatre -- the oldest and the only remaining professional Yiddish theatre in the United States. Information about past and ...

YIVO | Theater: Yiddish Theater

Yiddish theater activists, including the leadership of the Yiddish Actors Union, struggled to educate their audiences and fought against theatrical shund.

Yiddish Theater in New York | My Jewish Learning

In effect, Yiddish theater arrived in New York City in its infancy and was nurtured there at the turn of the century by its greatest audience — the largest, most ...

Yiddish Theater in America - Jewish Virtual Library

Encyclopedia of Jewish and Israeli history, politics and culture, with biographies, statistics, articles and documents on topics from anti-Semitism to Zionism.

Yiddish Theater in the United States | Jewish Women's Archive

The American capital of Yiddish theater was New York City, where at times as many as fourteen theaters were filled simultaneously, not counting vaudeville and cabaret.

Yiddish Theater: A Love Story

FROM THE PRESS: Kenneth Turan / LA TIMES: "Charming... an irreplaceable record of a life and a movement..." Jeannette Catsoulis / NY TIMES: "Funny, wistful and resolute."

Museum of Yiddish Theater - The Museum of Yiddish Theater

The Museum of Yiddish Theater received its Charter from Regents of the University of the State of New York on December 13, 2011. The Founding Directors are actor Mike ...

Yiddish Theatre District - Wikipedia

The Yiddish Theatre District, also called the Jewish Rialto and the Yiddish Realto, was the center of New York City's Yiddish theatre scene in the early 20th century.

Yiddish Theater in Europe | My Jewish Learning

In the late Middle Ages, Yiddish theater only existed in the form of folk plays. These plays were usually based on the story of Esther and were performed by strolling ...