Yiddish theatre consists of plays written and performed primarily by Jews in Yiddish, the language of the Central European Ashkenazi Jewish community.
Home page for the Folksbiene Yiddish Theatre -- the oldest and the only remaining professional Yiddish theatre in the United States. Information about past and ...
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 activists, including the leadership of the Yiddish Actors Union, struggled to educate their audiences and fought against theatrical shund.
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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.
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National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, New York, New York. 41,482 likes · 93 talking about this · 386 were here. The longest running...
From PBS series on Jewish Americans - excellent piece on Yiddish Theater. Aired in January 2008
In 1991 he patched together a merry valentine to Yiddish vaudeville, with himself as the star, called “Finkel’s Follies.” Presented Off Broadway at ...