The Congress for Jewish Culture has been commissioned to present director Moshe Yassur’s critically acclaimed 2013 Off-Broadway Yiddish language staging of WAITING FOR GODOT at the prestigious Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm, Sweden next month. Shane Baker’s landmark Yiddish translation of Samuel Beckett’s existential masterpiece will be presented on November 13th and 14th. A third performance has just been added as the scheduled two-performance engagement sold out shortly after tickets went on sale. This marks the first ever Yiddish language production to appear at Sweden’s premiere dramatic venue.
WAITING FOR GODOT will be performed at the Royal Dramatic Theatre on Saturday, November 13 at 7 pm and Sunday, November 14 at 1 & 6 pm. For more information, visit www.dramaten.se/en/repertoire/waiting-for-godot.
Leading up to The York Theatre Company‘s upcoming first mainstage production in 20 months, Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood (beginning November 24 , the York will celebrate the legacy of the great American songwriter with a special four-part virtual multimedia series. Theater historian – and York favorite — Charles Troy returns to NYC with From Russia to Berlin: A Century of Irving 1888-1989, a multimedia presentation of Irving Berlin’s extraordinary 101-year journey from a poor Russian-Jewish boy, Izzy Baline, to the great American songwriter. The virtual presentations will be available online Monday evenings November 22 – December 13, 2021 beginning at 5:30PM. www.yorktheatre.org
A Concert Celebration and Book Launch – Noël Coward scholar and author, Barry Day, OBE will be celebrating 100 years of Noël Coward in NYC and the launch of his new book, Noël Coward On (And In) Theatre. This event will take place November 3 at 7 pm and is open to the public at The Players in New York City. Performers include: Dana Ivey (Present Laughter), Steve Ross (Love, Noël), Shana Farr (Blithe Spirit), Jeffrey Hardy (Bittersweet), Noël Coward Cabaret Award-winner, Liam Forde, Broadway archivist, Michael Lavine, and the author, Barry Day. This will be an evening of entertainment, discussion, and even a visit from Sir Noël on the big screen. Tickets HERE.
Wonderama is in Times Square this Halloween Eve Oct. 30, to celebrate Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF.
Fiasco Theater will begin its new Without A Net series – where shows are table-worked, thrown on their feet, and shared with an audience in only two weeks – with three nights of performances of IMOGEN SAYS NOTHING by Aditi Brennan Kapil from November 18-20, 2021 at The Connelly Theater (220 E 4th St). Tickets are available now starting at $25.