Archive for June, 2012

National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene in New York on 06/12/12

National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene’s Annual Gala 2012.

HONORING NEIL SEDAKA, CHANA MLOTEK, and DR. H JAY WISNICKI

When: Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at 7:30 pm
Where: The Town Hall, 123 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036

Award presenters: Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel , Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, Folksbiene President Mark Mlotek

Performances by: Dudu Fisher, Jay Black of Jay and the Americans, Avi Hoffman, Lorin Sklamberg of The Klezmatics, Eleanor Reissa, Lori Wilner, Cantor Robert Abelson, Cantor Rebecca Garfein, Dani Marcus.

Gala Ensemble: Michael Levi Harris, Rebecca Keren, Stuart Marshall, Stav Meishar, Daniella Rabbani, Eyal Sherf, Nimmy Weisbrod, Rachel Yucht

Band: Avi Fox-Rosen (guitar), Lauren Brody (accordion), Dmitri Zisl Slepovitch (clarinet), Margot Leverett (sax), Jordan Hirsch (trumpet), Dan Blacksberg (trombone), Brian Glassman (bass), Matt Temkin (drums/percussion)

A special appearance by the children’s choirs of: Congregation Rodeph Sholom, SAR Academy, and the Moriah School.

Musical Direction by Zalmen Mlotek

Orchestrations by Pete Sokolow

Production copyist: Dmitri Zisl Slepovitch