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.

Bringing the stage to you 

Featuring theater, American Jewish performers, workshops, and other events  to entertain audiences young and old.

An International Purim Celebration
February 22-25

Zalmen Mlotek’s Living Room Concerts
Now Playing!

15 Minute Yiddish
Tuesday, Feb 23 at 1PM ET

Have Tequila Cabaret
Wednesday, Feb 24 at 7PM* ET

* Hava Tequila Cabaret is available for limited time starting February 24 at 7 PM ET through Sunday February 28 at 7 PM ET.

The Megillah in Yiddish
Thursday, Feb 25 at 7PM ET

In the News

The Jerusalem Post | Hannah Brown | Jan 18, 2021

The Jewish Standard | Joanne Palmer | Jan 13, 2021

Kveller| Maddy Albert | Jan 15, 2021

Theatre Pizzazz | Nov 16, 2020

Broadway Showbiz | Nov 10, 2020

Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Legacy to the Holocaust |  Aug 11, 2020

The Times of Israel |  July 13, 2020

TheatreLife.com |  July, 2020

American Theater |  April 20, 2020

Time Out |  March 23, 2020

AMIT March 20, 2020

JEWISH STANDARD March 20, 2020

THE NEW YORK JEWISH WEEK March 18, 2020

Join the Tradition!

"Our stories are kept alive thanks to the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene – Join me in keeping our stories alive."
–Joel Grey