Video in Yiddish Got Bentsh Amerike
The cast of the award-winning, Off-Broadway show, Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish originally produced by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, along with director and Academy and Tony Award-winning actor, Joel Grey, will release a video performance of “God Bless America” sung in Yiddish on TUESDAY, JANUARY 19th at 10 AM EST at www.NYTF.org. The performance celebrates and honors the ideals of the United States of America and offers a prayer for peace on the eve of the upcoming Presidential Inauguration.
The video will feature Steven Skybell, the award-winning actor who played Tevye in the hit production of Fiddler in Yiddish, along with Jennifer Babiak (Golde), Rachel Zatcoff (Tsaytl), Ben Liebert (Motl), Stephanie Lynne Mason (Hodl), Drew Seigla (Perchik), Rosie Jo Neddy (Khave.), Raquel Nobile (Shprintze), and Samantha Hahn (Beylke).
The production also includes a special message by the show’s director, Academy and Tony Award-winning actor/director, Joel Grey.