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"Gilgulim," Los Angeles, CA, 22 Mar 2009

Sunday, March 22, 2:00 PM
8339 W. 3rd St., 2nd Floor (co. Flores)
Los Angeles, CA 90024

The California Institute for Yiddish Culture & Language and The Los Angeles Yiddish Culture Club present
GILGULIM: Metamorphoses: Dramatic Readings from Yiddish Literature

By Guest NY Performer, Shane Baker

An unforgettable opportunity to hear masterful renditions of works by an array of Yiddish culture’s best modern creative minds: (In Yiddish with English Translations)

Works by Kadia Molodowsky, Y.L. Peretz, Anna Margolin, Itzik Manger, Moyshe Leyb Halpern, Y.-L. Teler, Joseph Buloff, H. Leivick

Admission: $10 Gen’l/$8 Sr.
Further info: 310-745-1190

Shane Baker is not only a multitalented performer, with over 30 years of performing experience as an actor, director, magician and puppeteer across North America and Europe, he is also the Executive Director of the Congress for Jewish Culture in N Y City, dedicated to promoting Yiddish language and culture throughout the world. He studied acting with the late Luba Kadison-Buloff, a founding member of the original Vilna Troupe and widow of the late Joseph Buloff. His recitations from Yiddish literature have been favorably compared to those of Hertz Grosbard, Buloff and Sidi Tal. Lately, Shane has been working with the newly formed New York based troupe, the New Yiddish Rep, where he presents his one-man show, Yiddish Plus Vaudeville Divided by Shane Baker.

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