He once dreamt of starring as Tevye, but directing the show’s U.S. premiere in Yiddish will do just fine for the son of Mickey Katz.
Remembering a mensch who brought joy not only to my family and my people but to all who knew him.
A pair of new books reveals how Joel Grey and the Yiddish theatre both drew on Jewish stage traditions of gravitas as well as schmaltz.
You don’t have to speak the language to relish the rich legacy of the Yiddish theatre.
Such questions may still confound, but several new-generation theatre writers have answers ready.