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.
A SPECIAL THEATRICAL EVENT
October 28 at 1 PM
Only available for viewing until Nov. 1 at 1 PM
60 actors representing 9 prestigious New York City-based theatre companies unite to present a virtual play-reading of the 1936 classic “It Can’t Happen Here” about the rise of fascism in America. By JOHN C. MOFFITT and SINCLAIR LEWIS, from the novel by SINCLAIR LEWIS.
Mark your calendars for this an unprecedented collaborative event presented in Yiddish, English, Spanish, Italian, Turkish and Hebrew.