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Mameloshen Fest: Joanne Borts, Winnipeg, Canada, 4 May 2009

Rady JCC, Winnipeg2nd Annual Mameloshen Festival
Rady JCC, Winnipeg, Canada

Monday, May 4, 7:30 p.m.
Joanne Borts: Broadway & Yiddish Diva

Appearing for the first time in Winnipeg, Joanne Borts is one of New York’s favourite theatre and cabaret artists with a catalogue that embraces American Standards and the rich traditions of the Yiddish Theatre. Inspired by Fanny Brice, Molly Picon and Bette Midler, this multi-talented Broadway dynamo delivers a sexy, energetic and humour-filled evening of song and dance that bridges the gap between American musical theatre and her Yiddish roots. Tickets: $25

Rady Jewish Community Centre 477-7510
www.radyjcc.com – click on Ticket Central.

Following the success of the first Mameloshen Festival in 2008, The Rady Jewish Community Centre and The I.L. Peretz Folk School Endowment Trust are pleased to present this unique series which celebrates the richness of Yiddish and Jewish culture by featuring local and out-of-town performers. Mameloshen: Festival of Yiddish Entertainment and Culture will run weekly from May 4 to May 25 paying homage to the beauty and history of Yiddish with new and exciting performances while introducing audiences to the diversity of Jewish culture. All performances will take place at the Muriel Richardson Auditorium, Winnipeg Art Gallery.

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