Friday, March 7, 2014

Free events at the National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene

REFLECTIONS OF A LOST POET 
FREE at Baruch Performing Arts Center 
55 Lexington Avenue, NYC
Sponsored by CUNY

MONDAY, MARCH 10 @ 7PM - Starring TV’s Avi Hoffman, this funny and moving solo performance follows the life and times of Itzik Manger. Through his songs and poems, we discover the joy and anguish of one of the greatest Yiddish poets who lived through the best and worst of times. Written by Miriam Hoffman with music direction by Binyumen Schaechter.

For additional information and tickets call (646) 312-5073.

A JOYFUL PURIM: 2 One-Act Purim Shpiels 
FREE at Baruch Performing Arts Center 
55 Lexington Avenue, NYC
Sponsored by CUNY

TUESDAY, MARCH 11 @ 7PM - YAKHNE-SOSYE: based on a short story by Herbert Herschel Tuchman z’l, a couple from a small shtetl experience hilarious culture shock when they get a taste of highbrow society. Adapted by Miriam Hoffman. A GILBERT AND SULLIVAN PURIM SHPIEL: This parody of the Victorian operettas will make you plotz! Conceived by Chana Mlotek z’l.

For additional information and tickets call (646) 312-5073.

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene web site