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Seeking Shulamis: The Life and Times of Avrom Goldfaden's Most Celebrated Operetta
Jul 12 2010


URIEL WEINREICH PROGRAM IN YIDDISH LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND CULTURE in collaboration with
FOLKSBIENE: THE NATIONAL YIDDISH THEATRE present


Professor Alyssa Quint, Princeton University
Zalmen Mlotek, Artistic Director, National Yiddish Theater-Folksbiene
Dani Marcus, actress recently featured in The Adventures of Hershele Ostropolyer at the Folksbiene
Nimmy Weisbrod, actor recently featured in The Adventures of Hershele Ostropolyer at the Folksbiene

Alyssa Quint discusses aspects of the operetta's narrative alongside some visual material. Zalmen Mlotek accompanies actors Dani Marcus and Nimmy Weisbrod in a number of musical selections from Shulamis. Quint and Mlotek's presentation is part of their work-in-progress, a bilingual (Yiddish/English) critical edition of the operetta that will include arrangements by Mr. Mlotek, an introduction by Alyssa Quint, and a translation into English by theater scholar Nahma Sandrow



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