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.
The New Performance Series
If you cannot go to Broadway right now, National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (Folksbiene) will bring the stage to you.
Featuring livestreamed theater, American Jewish performers, workshops, and other events – including a talkback with the cast of the award-winning Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish – to entertain audiences young and old.
Monday, March 30 @7:00PM
Avi Hoffman: “A Life in the Yiddish Theatre”
Tuesday, March 31 @5:00PM
Zisl Slepovitch: “Klezmer Clarinet and Beyond”
Wednesday, April 1 @7:00PM
Adam B. Shapiro live from Shapiro Hall: “From Fool to Fiddler”
Friday, April 3 @4:00PM
Watch again or for the first time!
In the News
From the Academy Award-winning, Tony-nominated playwright/screenwriter, a thought-provoking tale of spiritual crisis in the modern age.
May 17 – June 11 , 2020