Archive for the 'Plays' Category

New Yiddish Rep to Stage DEATH OF A SALESMAN This Fall

Friday, July 24th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: New Yiddish Rep to Stage DEATH OF A SALESMAN This Fall on the Broadway World.com website on July 23, 2015.

Voodoo, a Harlem Renaissance opera, revived in New York

Saturday, July 4th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Voodoo, a Harlem Renaissance opera, revived in New York By Fred Mazelis on the World Socialist Web Site on July 2, 2015.

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Julie Taymor’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Julie Taymor’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on June 24, 2015.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream [Photo credit: Theatre for a New Audience]

Picnics, Plato and Pleats: Death in Venice at Wormsley

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Picnics, Plato and Pleats: Death in Venice at Wormsley by Paul Levy on his Plain English blog on June 22, 2015.

‘My Perfect Mind’ Softens Fear of the Fallible With the Stuff of Slapstick

Saturday, June 20th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Review: ‘My Perfect Mind’ Softens Fear of the Fallible With the Stuff of Slapstick By Ben Brantley in The New York Times on June 17, 2015.

Paul Hunter, left, and Edward Petherbridge in the play “My Perfect Mind” at 59E59 Theaters. CreditSara Krulwich/The New York Times

Too Much Greek Love?

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Too Much Greek Love? by Paul Levy on his Plain English blog on June 18, 2015.

Angus Wright and Jessica Brown Findlay by Manuel Harlan

Two by Wolf in Three Languages

Sunday, June 14th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Two by Wolf in Three Languages on the New Yiddish Rep website.

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Whether Villains or Martyrs They’re Lions’ Lunch

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

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Click here to Read:  Whether Villains or Martyrs They’re Lions’ Lunch by Paul Levy his Plain English blog on May 22, 2015.

Michael Fabiano as Poliuto ©Tristram Kenton

High Society no Longer Exists, but it’s Worth Making a Song and Dance about It

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: High Society no Longer Exists, but it’s Worth Making a Song and Dance about It by Paul Levy on his Plain English blog on May 20, 2015.

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Stalin Was One Tough Critic

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Stalin Was One Tough Critic by Ted Merwin in the Jewish Week on May 12, 2015.

Gera Sandler stars as Solomon Mikhoets in The New Yiddish Reps “Making Stalin Laugh.” Yanet Yahlet

Mike Leigh’s Piratical Sense of Duty

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Mike Leigh’s Piratical Sense of Duty by Paul Levy on his Plain English blog on May 12, 2015/

Making medieval German sing

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Making medieval German sing: Class explores literature, gender through performance in the Harvard Gazzette on May 5, 2015.

Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff Photographer

And the Buffalo Roam

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: And the Buffalo Roam by Paul Levy on his Plain Englsih Website on April 28, 2015.

Together Dancing Cheek to Cheek

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Together Dancing Cheek to Cheek by Paul Levy on the Plain English Website on April 20, 2015.

Cymbeline: Michael Almereyda returns to Shakespeare

Monday, April 13th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Cymbeline: Michael Almereyda returns to Shakespeare By David Walsh on The World Socialist Web Site on April 11m 2015.

Yiddish Theater to Join Forces With Heritage Museum

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Yiddish Theater to Join Forces With Heritage Museum Partnership could give group a permanent home for the first time in more than four decades By Jennifer Smith in the Wall Street Journal on March 30, 2015.

Jonathan Raviv and Russell Arden Koplin in the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene’s production of ‘Lies My Father Told Me.’ PHOTO: MICHAEL PRIEST

The Drama of Henrietta Schnitzer

Friday, March 27th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  The Drama of Henrietta Schnitzer By Chana Pollack on the Forward website on March 26, 2015.

Yiddish Production of ‘Death of a Salesman’ Coming to Off-Broadway

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Yiddish Production of ‘Death of a Salesman’ Coming to Off-Broadway by Andrew R. Chow in The New York Times on March 22, 2015.

Once a Kingdom: The Life of Maurice Schwartz and the Yiddish Art Theatre

Friday, February 27th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Once a Kingdom: The Life of Maurice Schwartz and the Yiddish Art Theatre by Martin Boris on The Museum of Family History website.

In Boston, Klezmer musical spoofs Jewish infighting

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: In Boston, Klezmer musical spoofs Jewish infighting:  Based on a novel by Israel Zangwill, ‘The King of Second Avenue’ pits an uptown Ashkenazi mogul against a downtown Sephardi ‘schnorrer’ with nothing but ‘kishkes’
BY Matt Lebovic in The Israel Times on February 20, 2015.