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Goldfaden's "The Witch", Lehman College, Bronx, NY, Dec 19

Folksbiene at CUNY presents a concert version of the famous operetta "The Witch," by Abraham Goldfaden, the acknowledged father of the Yiddish theatre. The first Yiddish operetta staged in America, "The Witch" tells the fairy-tale story of a young girl victimized by a scheming stepmother and local witch. "The Witch" is music directed by Zalmen Mlotek, with stage direction by Motl Didner. Starring Suzanne Kobb, Joanne Borts, Adrienne Cooper, Jake Feldman, Hy Wolfe, Ashley Adler and featuring The New Yiddish Chorale.

Performances are

  • Monday December 18 at 2pm (Queens College's LeFrak Concert Hall); Queens College 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 718-793-8080

  • Tuesday December 19 at 2pm (Lehman College's Lovinger Theater), Lehman College 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West, Bronx NY 718-960-8025

  • Wednesday December 20 at 7pm (Hunter College's Kaye Playhouse), Hunter College 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY 212-772-4448

  • Thursday December 21 at 2pm (Brooklyn College's Whitman Theater), Brooklyn College 2900 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 718-951-4500.
  • With English and Russian supertitles.

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