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The Golden Land
The original off Broadway Production / The National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene / Presented as part of theAutumn of Yiddish Culture 2015

* abgespielt

A musical by Zalmen Mlotek and Moishe Rosenfeld
Yiddish songs: English texts with German translations

The Golden Land tells of the stories, dreams and experiences of Jewish emigrants who travelled to the “Golden Land” of America between the end of the 19th century and the middle of the 20th.

This reworking by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene – on its first visit to Vienna – forms part of the Autumn of Yiddish Culture programme.

Tickets: €32/27/22, schoolchildren and students €20

  • Dagmar Schwarz
  • Bob Ader
  • Stacey Harris
  • Sandy Rosenberg
  • Cooper Gordin
  • Andrew Keltz
  • Daniella Rabbani
  • Zalmen Mlotek
  • Deanna Days
  • Bryna Wassermann
  • Moishe Rosenfeld
  • The National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene

”A SHOW FOR EVERYBODY!...A GREAT WAY TO TEACH HISTORY TO YOUNG PEOPLE...REALLY ENJOYABLE ” CBS Sunday Morning

„WILL LEAVE YOU TWIRLING IN THE STREET!“ The New York Times

„A buoyant musical… love at first sight!” The New York Times

„Ein Musical, dass sich in dein Herz und deine Seele singt.” Jewish Daily Forward

„The show is full of sketches and songs in Yiddish and English that evoke Jewish immigrant life on the Lower East Side in the 1900s, and even for those who don´t understand the language, it is a poignant experience.” Theater Development Fund

„The Jewish immigrant experience – from arrival at Ellis Island to acculturation – comes to life in a tapestry threaded period songs and a klezmer-inflected score.” New York Daily News