Jun 29, 2015
The Krakow Yiddish Theatre Postcards - a Crowdsourcing Experiment
Think of the pulsating energy of Motown’s dawn in Detroit. Or the soaring sounds of early jazz in New Orleans.
Apr 28, 2015
Matzah and Melodrama: Nahum Stutchkoff’s Yiddish Song Lyrics
Amanda (Miryem-Khaye) Seigel
Nahum Stutchkoff (1893-1965) was a beloved Yiddish radio personality, playwright, lyricist and linguist who created dramas and commercials for WEVD radio.
Mar 04, 2015
A Writer, a Painter, and Queen Esther
For readers of this blog, Purim reminds us that modern Yiddish theatre traces its lineage from the traditional folk drama genre known as the Purim-shpil.