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.

Zalmen Mlotek’s Living Room Concerts

Now Playing

Songs of The Golden Land

Welcome to our Suke Festival (Oct. 5-8, 2020)

Monday, October 5 at 1 PM to October 9 at 1PM

Kids & Yiddish: The Reunion Special
The beloved family show returns in an online production featuring original Off-Broadway cast members as well as new voices.
Tatiana Wechsler

Welcome to our Suke Festival (Oct. 5-8, 2020)

Tuesday, October 6 at 1 PM

Concert: Tatiana Wechsler “Anywhere I Wander” 
An intimate, at-home concert sharing Tatiana’s reflections on the holiday of Sukkot.

Welcome to our Suke Festival (Oct. 5-8, 2020)

Wednesday, October 7 at 1PM

Budd Mishkin interviews Klezmatics’ Frank London and Lorin Sklamberg

Welcome to our Suke Festival (Oct. 5-8, 2020)

Thursday, October 8 at 1PM

A Bisl Borscht: A Tribute to Mickey Katz 
A concert featuring songs from the legendary Mickey Katz starring Ben Liebert

In the News

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

The Times of Israel |  July 13, 2020 |  July, 2020

American Theater |  April 20, 2020

Time Out |  March 23, 2020

AMIT March 20, 2020

JEWISH STANDARD March 20, 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