[Mendele] Mendele Personal Notices & Announcements--100 Years of Yiddish Musical Theatre, withZalmen Mlotek--Brooklyn, Dec. 12
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Mendele Personal Notices & Announcements
December 4, 2010
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From: Anna Becker Anna.Becker at kbcc.cuny.edu, annabecker at verizon.net
(718) 368-5148/o, (914) 772-1955/c
Date: Dec. 3, 2010
100 Years of Yiddish Musical Theatre with
National Yiddish Theatre-Folksbiene Director
--Zalmen Mlotek's "100 Years of Yiddish Musical Theatre" with special
guest Daniella Rabbani and the New Yiddish Chorale comes to KPAC--
Brooklyn, New York. November 2010. Kingsborough Performing Arts Center's
season of world-class Dance, Music, Theatre, and Family Shows continues
with National Yiddish Theatre-Folksbiene's Artistic Director Zalmen
Mlotek's highly entertaining "100 Years of Yiddish Musical Theatre" with
special guest star Daniella Rabbani and the New Yiddish Chorale.
"We are honored to have one of the world's foremost authorities of Yiddish
song with us at KPAC this season" stated Anna Becker, Kingsborough
Performing Arts Center's Executive Director "Mr. Mlotek is a consummate
showman and his concert takes us on a musical journey that is at once
entertaining, informative, and virtuosic."
100 Years of Yiddish Musical Theatre was hailed as the "runaway hit" of
the Berkeley Jewish Music Festival and was highly praised by Yiddishkayt
L.A., while Ms. Rabbani's performance was deemed "utterly alive" by the
New York Observer. This elegant piece celebrates the Jewish musical accent
in American theatre, beginning with the origins of the Yiddish theatre in
the wine cellars of Rumania and treating us to operetta arias, humorous
vaudeville ballads, backstage renditions of Fiddler on the Roof, and more.
Simultaneous English translations are projected on a large screen.
Zalmen Mlotek's 100 Years of Yiddish Musical Theatre
with special guest Daniella Rabbani & the New Yiddish Chorale
Sunday, December 12 @ 3 p.m. Tickets: $25
Tickets are now on sale, and available as follows:
In Person: Kingsborough Performing Arts Center, Kingsborough Community
College, 2001 Oriental Boulevard, Brooklyn, NY.
Box Office Hours: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
By Phone: (718) 368-5596
There is ample, free parking on the campus.
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Zalmen Mlotek, an internationally recognized authority on Yiddish folk and
theater music, Artistic Director of the nations' only Yiddish Theater -
The National Yiddish Theater - Folksbiene (www.folksbiene.org) travels
around the world giving concerts, lectures, "edu-tainments," and Shabbaton
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
Kingsborough Community College Founded in 1963, Kingsborough Community
College, a college of the City University of New York (CUNY), has provided
half a million students with liberal arts, applied science, and career
education. Our 70-acre waterfront campus is on Manhattan Beach, at the
extreme southern end of Brooklyn. The college's mission is to respond to
the educational, cultural, and economic needs of our students and our
Kingsborough Performing Arts Center brings artistically and culturally
diverse, multi-disciplinary performances from masters of the form to the
varied communities within and surrounding the college. We strive to
create an environment where the arts are an accessible and integral part
of life, and the Arts Center is a community gathering place for
interaction and inspiration. We offer performances in theatre, dance,
literature, and music, as well as family shows. Our schooltime shows
welcome classes from local public and private schools, a majority of which
serves economically-disadvantaged or special needs populations.
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