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2019 Summer Benefit Concert
July 15 , 6:00 pm
National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) will present its annual Summer Benefit Concert, presenting Tony- and Academy Award-winning actor Joel Grey, who directed NYTF’s Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding work in film, television, and theatre. The event will feature appearances by the cast and orchestra of the critically acclaimed Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, currently running at Stage 42.
The benefit—which raises funds to support the longest consecutively produced Yiddish theatre in the country and the world’s oldest continuously operating Yiddish theatre company—is held at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, starting with a cocktail reception at 6 PM, a concert and awards ceremony at 7 PM, and a dessert reception at 9 PM.