Now in its ninth year, Make Music New York is a freewheeling festival of over 1,000 concerts in public spaces throughout NYC.
06/21/15 - 06/28/15
Dedicated to showcasing the best electroacoustic music and video art from all over the world, the NYC Electroacoustic Music Festival includes electroacoustic music recorded alone in up to eight channels, works involving live electronics, works combining musical instruments or voices with recorded or live electronics, video and multimedia works, and audio and video installations.
The 1918 German film “The Yellow Ticket,” starring Pola Negri as a young Jewish girl who must obtain a Yellow Passport from the authorities, signifying that she is a prostitute, in order to reach her ailing father.
06/20/15 - 06/21/15
The story tells the story of love caught between two worlds, and a community torn between religion, superstition and spiritualism.
The story of an orphan who believes everything he hears. Naturally this makes him the butt of his little shtetl’s practical jokes.
Haman’s Downfall is a theatrical re-enacting of the Scroll of Esther, a very popular play with Jewish audiences in postwar Europe, America and South Africa. In the early post-war years between 1946 to 1949, it was performed by the most renowned Yiddish theatre companies and artists.
An outstanding vehicle for a solo singer/actress, relating the story of a young actress’s career, starting at the time of the ‘Anschluss’ in Vienna in March 1938 and following her through Switzerland to stardom and disillusionment in the USA and her heart-breaking return to post-war Vienna.
06/17/15 - 06/18/15
A colorful musical performance based on poetic works and painting by Marc Chagall. The play is reminiscent of the atmosphere of the Jewish World from Eastern Europe, where this extraordinary artist grew up and evolved.