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1st Montreal International Yiddish Theatre Festival, Jun 17-25, 2009

Segal Center LogoThe Segal Centre for Performing Arts proudly announces the 1st Montreal International Yiddish Theatre Festival, June 17-25, 2009

The Montreal International Yiddish Theatre Festival will bring together Yiddish theatres from Israel, France, Romania, Poland, Australia, the USA and, of course, Canada.

This Festival will have something for everyone. For audiences, a diversity of exciting formal and impromptu events will entertain, educate, and inspire. For theatre professionals, the Festival offers a unique opportunity for artistic exchange.

This Festival marks the 50th Anniversary of the award-winning Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre.

This Festival will include:

  • performances of plays—both dramas and musicals
  • a film series
  • continual music
  • exhibits
  • a scholarly symposium organized y McGill University‚Äôs Jewish Studies Department
  • public lectures
  • an outdoor event
  • workshops for theatre professionals

all related to Yiddish theatre and sub-titled to ensure accessibility. For further information, please contact:

Bryna Wasserman, Artistic & Executive Director
Segal Centre for Performing Arts
5170 Cote Ste-Catherine Road
Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3W 1M7

There is also a neat article at All About Jewish Theatre