SOUL TO SOUL
YIDDISH AND AFRICAN-AMERICAN MUSIC MEET IN A CELEBRATION OF TWO CULTURES
Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 2 PM
In our times, we find ourselves challenged once more, to stand together in unity to drown out the voices of hatred with a defiantly joyful song.
A joyful and moving concert exploring the parallel experience of two minority peoples path to find America’s promise of freedom, overcoming segregation, prejudice and economic hardship. This concert features stirring songs in Yiddish and in English, culminating in a high-energy collection of enthralling songs from the Civil Rights era.
This concert features Lisa Fishman (The Golden Bride), Cantor Magda Fishman (Temple Beth El of Stamford, CT), Elmore James (Broadway’s Beauty and the Beast) and Tony Perry (Five Guys Named Moe). Conceived with musical direction by NYTF Artistic Director, Zalmen Mlotek
Tickets: $20 general tickets, $15 members (NYTF, MJH)
$40 premium tickets, $28 preferred seating for members (NYTF, MJH)
Presented by National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene in cooperation with Museum of Jewish Heritage and The Foundation for Ethnic Understanding, led by Rabbi Marc Schneier (President) and Russell Simmons (Chairman).