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Tag Archives: Yiddish theater

From the Bowery to Broadway: Women of the Yiddish Stage

Last week, the Museum opened “New York’s Yiddish Theater: From the Bowery to Broadway,” a fabulous new exhibition that explores the history and influence of Yiddish theater in New York … Continue reading

March 15, 2016 · 2 Comments

The World of Yiddish Theater, As Seen By Alter Kacyzne

While cataloging the Museum’s Yiddish theater collection, I stumbled across some photographs that stood out among the thousands I had seen. They are beautiful, expertly lit yet not artificial, as … Continue reading

December 18, 2012 · 3 Comments

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