National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene and the Museum of Jewish Heritage present illuminating panel discussions, guest lectures and performances on Wednesday evenings all summer long.


July 18th at 6:30 PM
at the Museum of Jewish Heritage
Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Pl

The Making of Fiddler on the Roof

Explore Fiddler’s rich history through a conversation featuring Sheldon Harnick, Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning lyricist of Fiddler on the Roof, and Alisa Solomon, acclaimed author of Wonder of Wonders: A Cultural History of Fiddler on the Roof. | $5 CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS

 


July 25 at 6:30 PM
at the Museum of Jewish Heritage
Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Pl

Transforming Fiddler on the Roof into Fidler Afn Dakh

Join us for a lively discussion of the journey to bring the Yiddish Fiddler to life. Featuring Joel Grey, Director; Staś Kmieć, Choreographer; and Zalmen Mlotek, National Yiddish Theatre Folksbieneís Musical Director and Artistic Director. Moderated by Budd Mishkin. | $5 CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS

 


 

August 8th at 6:30
at the Museum of Jewish Heritage
Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Pl

Sholem Aleichem’s Tevye and Fiddler’s, or “Was Tevye a Traditional Jew?”

Join Ruth Wisse, Harvard University’s Martin Peretz Professor of Yiddish Literature and Comparative Literature, for an illuminating talk on Tevye. | $5 CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS

 


 

August 22nd at 6:30 PM
at the Museum of Jewish Heritage
Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Pl
Shalom / Sholom The Yiddish Mark Twain

Performance conceived and performed by Bob Spiotto. Sholom Aleichem left his literary mark on the world. Bob Spiotto offers a unique smorgasbord of stories featuring the author’s precarious balance of humor, horror, pathos, and philosophical insight, as well as words of wisdom and advice from Tevye, the milkman. | $10 CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS

 


August 29th at 6:30 PM
at the Museum of Jewish Heritage
Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Pl
The Tradition of Fiddler On The Roof

Austin Pendelton, Broadway’s original “Motel the Tailor” and Rosalind Harris, Tzeitl from the 1971 film, and both Tzeitel and Golda on Broadway, will take on the show’s incredible “tradition!,” moderated by Stas Kmiec, choreographer of Fidler Afn Dakh and Fiddler on The Roof alumnus and historian.