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Phone: 917 513-7620
670 West End Ave.
Ste 16A

New York
New York 10025

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New Worlds Theatre Project was founded in 2005 to give voice to the extraordinary legacy of Yiddish culture by making early 20th century Yiddish plays accessible to contemporary artists and audiences in modern English adaptations. Exploring the human condition through the eyes of young, Jewish playwrights questioning their faith and their role in the universe, the plays reflect a tension between tradition and modernity that will continue to speak to diverse artists and audiences for generations to come.

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I have attended most of the performances by New Worlds and every one has been wonderful. The producers and actors have all been very talented. New Worlds Theatre promotes the legacy of Yiddish literature. Many of these Yiddish playwrights have never been translated and/ or produced on stage ... more »
New Worlds Theatre Project is a wonderful opportunity to see old Yiddish theatre in English. The actors and directors do a fabulous job translating the plays. They are consistently wonderful plays... more »
Fine original translation and well directed, casted and acted, staged reading of "Carcass" a little known piece by Yiddish playwright Peretz Hirshbein. As a college teacher of Yiddish lit ( far from NYC) I was glad a visit coincided with the performance. A bonus was meeting two former students ... more »
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