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Goodbye and Good Luck

Goodbye and Good Luck

Amy Coleman brings Aunt Rose to life. Goodbye and Good Luck Grace Paley is an American icon.  To read Ms. Paley’s fiction is to be awash in the shouts and murmurs of secular Yiddishkeit, with its wild onrushing joy and twilight melancholy. For her, cadence and...
Next Stop

Next Stop

Next Stop In Lockdown with Esther and Henry Written by Amy Coleman and directed by Gera Sandler, this 24 minutes of mayhem and madness is a perfect reflection of the times we live in. My favorite section is the bit about whom is going to take out the kitty...
Labor Of Life

Labor Of Life

Labor Of Life I’ve been nagging about Hanoch Levin for over two years, and we keep staging the two plays in our repertoire continuously. Here is our latest staging of The Labor Of Life. Oberon Press has just released a 3 volume anthology of his plays. Hopefully...
Toyt Fun A Seylsman

Toyt Fun A Seylsman

Toyt Fun A Seylsman NYR’s Drama Desk nominated production. Moshe Yassurs”s brilliant direction embodied Arthur Miller’s original conceptualization of this play as a vision playing out in Willy Loman’s s skull. Nominated for best revival and...
Awake And Sing

Awake And Sing

From left to right: Ronit Asheri, Moshe Lobel, Lea Kalisch, David Mandelbaum and Eli Rosen. (Photo: Pedro Hernandez)   Awake And Sing   “A heartbreaking and gorgeous Yiddish version of the classic American play that wrestles with economic disparity in...
Caraid O’Brien on Yiddish theatre’s influence on Ionesco.

Caraid O’Brien on Yiddish theatre’s influence on Ionesco.

Caraid O’Brien on Yiddish theatre’s influence on Ionesco. The photo is from our production of “Rhinoceros.” Caraid was absolutely hilarious in the role of Mrs. Boeuf. She also appeared in both NYR productions of “God Of Vengeance,”...