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"The Essence: A Yiddish Theater Dim Sum", NYC, Mar 17, 2008

The New Yiddish Repertory, the East Village's upstart Yiddish theater company, presents:

Sunday, Mar 17th, 7pm
"The Essence: A Yiddish Theater Dim Sum"
"a 99 44/100% nostalgia-free tour through the history of Yiddish theater, from the sublime to the appalling", in English and Yiddish with supertitles.

The Community Synagogue
325 E. 6th Street (btw 1st and 2nd Avenues)
New York, NY 10003
Tickets: $15 (or what you can afford)

Reservations and further information are available at the company's website, newyiddishrep.org.

The company, which is dedicated to revitalizing Yiddish theater by producing works in Yiddish conceived for a younger audience, will present the plays at the Community Synagogue, 325 East 6th St. The company will also continue its "Pay As You Exit" admission policy. "We hand out envelopes and people and unpleasant stories about Sophie Tucker. In English and Yiddish with supertitles.are free to put in whatever they like and drop it off as they leave," said company Artistic Director David Mandelbaum. "We suggest $5 for the videos and $15 for the other events—but more is always welcome, and less is okay, too."

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