National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents
“Light Up The Night”
January 1, 2017
Edmond J. Safra Hall At Museum Of Jewish Heritage,
36 Battery Place
National Yiddish Theater Folksbiene presents “Light up the Night,” a concert of rediscovered and restored pre- and post-WWII music from the theatrical works of the great composers of the Golden Age of Yiddish Theater. These include Ellstein, Goldfaden, Olshanetsky, Rumshinsky and Secunda. All are leading songwriters from the era of “The Golden Bride,” which was presented by Folksbiene Theatre in 2015 and 2016. The cast will feature performers who were acclaimed in that production, backed by a 16-piece orchestra. The production is in Yiddish with projected supertitles. Musical Director Zalman Mlotek; directed by Motl Didner. The full concert will be offered twice, at 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM.