A WORLD PREMIERE with Music, Story and Song

By Theodore Bikel
Directed by Derek Goldman
Musical Direction by Tamara Brooks with Merima Ključo, Accordionist 

 December 17, 2008–January 11, 2009 

The Annual Arthur Tracy “The Street Singer” Endowment Fund Production


This great theatrical legend returns to Theater J to unveil this movingly delivered, beautifully sung show about the pioneering 19th-century author Sholom Aleichem. Told with warmth, humor and a rich catalogue of Yiddish music in a major event that will be enjoyed by all generations.In the past two seasons, Theodore Bikel (the original Baron Von Trapp in The Sound of Music and Broadway’s most recognizable Tevye from Fiddler on the Roof) has starred in Theater J’s The Disputation and Shylock, which sold out 28 of 31 performances. Only subscribers will receive guaranteed seats. Don’t miss out!



Added performances:

Tuesday, January 13 at 7:30pm
Wednesday, January 14 at 7:30pm
Thursday, January 15 at 7:30pm
Friday, January 16 at Noon
Saturday, January 17 at 8:00pm
Sunday, January 18 at 3:00pm
Sunday, January 18 at 7:30pm 






Ring in the New Year with Theodore Bikel!


Join us for a special New Year’s Eve concert in celebration  of both the diversity and commonality of culture. The quartet Serendipity 4, with Theodore Bikel, Tamara Brooks, Merima Ključo and Shura Lipovsky will perform music from around the world highlighting Sephardic, Yiddish, Bosnian, Hebrew, and Greek musical traditions.


10:00 pm on December 31, 2008 followed by a New Year’s Eve celebration!

Copyright Michele Noble