A joyful and moving concert exploring the parallel experience of two minority peoples path to find America's promise of freedom, overcoming segregation, prejudice and economic hardship. This concert features stirring songs in Yiddish and in English, culminating in a high-energy collection of enthralling songs from the Civil Rights era.
This concert features Lisa Fishman (The Golden Bride), Cantor Magda Fishman (Temple Beth El of Stamford, CT), Elmore James (Broadway's Beauty and the Beast) and Tony Perry (Five Guys Named Mo). Conceived with musical direction by NYTF Artistic Director, Zalmen Mlotek
Presented by National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene in cooperation with Museum of Jewish Heritage and The Foundation for Ethnic Understanding, led by Rabbi Marc Schneier (President) and Russell Simmons (Chairman).