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National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Honors Yiddish Fiddler on the Roof Director Joel Grey at Summer Benefit Concert
July 15 @ 6:00 pm
On Monday, July 15, 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, 36 Battery Place, New York, starting with a cocktail reception at 6 PM, a concert and awards ceremony at 7 PM, and a dessert reception at 9 PM.
NYTF also will honor Mark and Audrey Mlotek for their unwavering support of NYTF’s mission. Mark Mlotek is the President of the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene. He also is the Chief Strategic Officer and Executive Vice President of Henry Schein, Inc. Mark and his wife Audrey have been among the most generous supporters of NYTF for the past 20 years.
Ticket packages available at www.nytf.org
Contact Associate Development Director Ramona Luka for more information
RLuka@nytf.org or call 212-213-2120 Ext. 208