Jewish Theater and Dance

Jewish Theater and Dance

Where To See Yiddish Theater Today

A guide to Yiddish performances and festivals around the world.

Jewish Theater and Dance

Jewish Dance

In the Bible, dance was an expression of joy, awe and worship.

Jewish Theater and Dance

Jews & Musical Theater

Jews had a hand in writing nearly all the great musicals of the 1930s and '40s.

Jewish Theater & Dance 101

Jewish performance and dance traditions can be traced back to the Bible.

Hava Nagila’s Long, Strange Trip

The unlikely history of a Hasidic melody.

Yiddish Theater in New York

A cultural phenomenon of Jewish America in the early 20th century.

Jewish Theater

Like theater in many cultures, Jewish theater has religious roots.

Leonard Bernstein: Jewish America’s Favorite (Musical) Son

A celebrated American composer, conductor, teacher, and pianist who infused his work with his Jewish heritage

Yiddish Theater in Europe

A short-lived yet influential movement.

Israeli Folk Dance

Traditional dances find new values.

Who Was Molly Picon?

This Yiddish film and theater star had a versatile career and also did humanitarian work.

Sholem Asch

A writer who bridged both Old World and New, but fit into neither.

Joseph & the Technicolor Dreamcoat

A new look at a very old fashion statement.