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National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene


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36 Battery Place
New York, NY 10012
United States

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Visit Web Site info@nyft.org

Call: 212-213-2120


National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene


(??.? miles from you)

36 Battery Place
New York, NY 10012
United States

http://nytf.org/ info@nyft.org

Call: 212-213-2120


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Established in 1915, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, "the people's stage", emerged as the country's first socially-minded theatre by giving a voice to an underserved population of immigrant

NYTF aims to bridge Jewish culture with a secular world using the arts as a connector to heritage, identity, and global citizenship. Through strategic programming in theatre, music, and education outreach, NYTF provides access to a culture that is at once familiar and new, enriching cultural identity and expanding cultural awareness.

For 103 years, NYTF has delivered high-quality cultural programming, earning eight Drama Desk Award nominations and a special Drama Desk award. The 2017-18 season promises the same and more with programs that engage the past, entertain the present, and enrich the future.

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Why You Should Go...

Established in 1915, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, "the people's stage", emerged as the country's first socially-minded theatre by giving a voice to an underserved population of immigrant artists and audiences. NYTF's unique programming celebrates a rich cultural heritage brought to this country from afar and preserves a way of life nearly destroyed seventy-five years ago.

NYTF aims to bridge Jewish culture with a secular world using the arts as a connector to heritage, identity, and global citizenship. Through strategic programming in theatre, music, and education outreach, NYTF provides access to a culture that is at once familiar and new, enriching cultural identity and expanding cultural awareness.

For 103 years, NYTF has delivered high-quality cultural programming, earning eight Drama Desk Award nominations and a special Drama Desk award. The 2017-18 season promises the same and more with programs that engage the past, entertain the present, and enrich the future.

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Open: Year-Round

Cost: Less than $50

Payment: Cash, Check, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover

Discounts: Students, Groups

Access: Wheelchair, Public Transportation, Service Animals

Parking: Street

Available: Café, Changing Station, Wheelchairs, Gift Shop

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National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene is located within the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Battery Park City, with views of Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.

The Downtown Connection Bus, which stops directly in front of the museum, offers free shuttle service around the tip of Manhattan, providing easy access from transit hubs and downtown tourist destinations.

Lox Cafe, located on the second floor of the museum, offers Kosher fare.

Fun Facts

The award-winning National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene is the oldest continuously producing Yiddish theater company in the world.

Currently celebrating its 103rd season, NYTF represents a rare but vital connection to a culture, a language, and a way of life nearly destroyed following the Second World War.

NYFT presents plays, musicals, concerts, lectures, interactive educational workshops, and community-building activities in English and Yiddish, with English and Russian supertitles accompanying performances.

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Why You Should Go...

Established in 1915, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, "the people's stage", emerged as the country's first socially-minded theatre by giving a voice to an underserved population of immigrant artists and audiences. NYTF's unique programming celebrates a rich cultural heritage brought to this country from afar and preserves a way of life nearly destroyed seventy-five years ago.

NYTF aims to bridge Jewish culture with a secular world using the arts as a connector to heritage, identity, and global citizenship. Through strategic programming in theatre, music, and education outreach, NYTF provides access to a culture that is at once familiar and new, enriching cultural identity and expanding cultural awareness.

For 103 years, NYTF has delivered high-quality cultural programming, earning eight Drama Desk Award nominations and a special Drama Desk award. The 2017-18 season promises the same and more with programs that engage the past, entertain the present, and enrich the future.

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Cost: Less than $50

Payment: Cash, Check, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover

Discounts: Students, Groups

Access: Wheelchair, Public Transportation, Service Animals

Parking: Street

Available: Café, Changing Station, Wheelchairs, Gift Shop

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    Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish
    Experience Fiddler on the Roof in a new way - in Yiddish, the language of Tevye and his family. The rich Yiddish translation (with English and Russian supertitles) adds new depth and dimension to the most well-known Jewish musical in the world. See the beloved story of a community and its struggle to balance traditions and desires in a changing world. The little town of Anatevka will bustle with the sounds of mame-loshn in the American premiere of Fiddler in Yiddish.

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    Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish

    National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene

    Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish
    Experience Fiddler on the Roof in a new way - in Yiddish, the language of Tevye and his family. The rich Yiddish translation (with English and Russian supertitles) adds new depth and dimension to the most well-known Jewish musical in the world. See the beloved story of a community and its struggle to balance traditions and desires in a changing world. The little town of Anatevka will bustle with the sounds of mame-loshn in the American premiere of Fiddler in Yiddish.

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Insider Info

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene is located within the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Battery Park City, with views of Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.

The Downtown Connection Bus, which stops directly in front of the museum, offers free shuttle service around the tip of Manhattan, providing easy access from transit hubs and downtown tourist destinations.

Lox Cafe, located on the second floor of the museum, offers Kosher fare.

Fun Facts

The award-winning National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene is the oldest continuously producing Yiddish theater company in the world.

Currently celebrating its 103rd season, NYTF represents a rare but vital connection to a culture, a language, and a way of life nearly destroyed following the Second World War.

NYFT presents plays, musicals, concerts, lectures, interactive educational workshops, and community-building activities in English and Yiddish, with English and Russian supertitles accompanying performances.

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