Performance Practives

June 20, 2022

How I Got Five Thousand Dollars from a Theatre Customer

In his memoirs, Menashe Skulnik recalled the many years when he performed in cities outside of New York – including six years in Philadelphia, which he considered to be a theatrical purgatory.
May 24, 2021

Menashe Skulnik Becomes a Star in Buenos Aires

Menashe Skulnik (1892-1970) was one of the great comic actors of the Yiddish theatre, remembered for his trademark porkpie hat and beloved for his schlemiel-like stage persona.
February 24, 2021

Shtetl Gothic on the Virtual Stage: Rokhl Kafrissen’s Shtumer shabes at the Chutzpah Festival

What would it take for a Yiddish theatre production to rival the fame of Sh. An-ski’s The Dybbuk?
February 17, 2021

Being Shmutzik in the COVID Time

Something different from the 2020 AJS meeting.
February 11, 2021

When Corona Came to The Party

What do you do when Coronavirus comes to your birthday party?
January 28, 2021

Adapting God of Vengeance in Buenos Aires: An Interview with Argentine Director Daniel Teveles

The DYTP interviews Daniel Teveles about his reinterpretaiton Sholem Asch’s canonical drama God of Vengeance.