National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene

Meet the Real-Life Figures Behind Harmony

Meet the Comedian Harmonists — Barry Manilow & Bruce Sussman’s Harmony Inspiration

Spanning years and continents, Harmony: A New Musical tells the true story of the Comedian Harmonists, six talented young men, Jewish and gentile, who came together in 1920s Germany and took the world by storm with their signature blend of sophisticated close harmonies and uproarious stage antics.

Want to find out more about the Comedian Harmonists? Listen to this audio segment from “All The Right Notes Not Necessarily In The Right Order,” a 2006 podcast episode that features interviews with real-life group members alongside rare audio clips of their performances. You don’t want to miss this.

All The Right Notes Not Necessarily In The Right Order: BBC 2006/02/14. Episode 03 Of 04 “The Comedian Harmonists”

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Nov 7

Autumn Songs with Theresa Tova and friends


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A conversation with stand-up comic Modi Rosenfeld

Yiddish Language Lessons

15-Minute Yiddish 


11/9: What’s in a (Yiddish) name?
11/16: Bad Things
11/23: Good Things
11/30: Khanike Special Tsvey

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Concert & Cooking

Nov 28-Dec 6

ESN – Songs from the kitchen

Autumn Songs

We’re premiering Autumn Songs with Theresa Tova and friends, a new Yiddish music concert featuring

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