The Award-winning National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene
The longest continuously producing Yiddish theatre company in the world. The company presents plays, musicals, concerts, lectures, interactive educational workshops and community-building activities in English and Yiddish, with English and Russian supertitles accompanying performances. NYTF serves a versatile audience of approximately 100,000 individuals annually, comprised of performing arts patrons, cultural enthusiasts, Yiddish-language aficionados and the general public, while also using the arts as a vehicle to educate youth and adults about Jewish heritage. The NYTF outreach program takes events around the region, nation and world, bringing programming annually to over 18,000 individuals.
Virtual Book Launch Party
Sunday, May 2 at 2:30PM ET
On The Roof
A Look Inside Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish
Virtual party features stars and creators of the celebrated show, including acclaimed Tony and Academy Award-winning Director Joel Grey, Lead Producer Jana Robbins, book author Samantha Hahn, and special guest Bebe Neuwirth.
Events & Memorable Moments
Got Bentsh Amerike
Watch the cast of off-Broadway’s Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish performing “G-d Bless America” in Yiddish.
78th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
Under the Green Polish Trees
Unter di Poylishe Grininke Beymelekh
In commemoration of the 78th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising we present a new performance of Unter di Poylishe Grininke Beymelekh (Under the Green Polish Trees) written by Yoysef Papiernikov and Israel Alter.
The song was written as a testimony to the one and a half million children who were murdered during the Holocaust
The song is interpreted by Steven Skybell, (Lucitle Lortel Award winner for his portrayal of Tevye in the NYTF production of Fiddler
On the Roof in Yiddish), Zalmen Mlotek (Artistic Director-NYTF) and directed by Ben Liebert (Motl in Fiddler in Yiddish and video director of Got Bless America in Yiddish.)