The Golden Age of 2nd Avenue Screening

A film by Morton Silverstein, “The Golden Age of 2nd Avenue” celebrates Yiddish Theater in America from the Bowery to its 2nd Avenue heyday. Rare footage of 2nd Avenue and scenes of Yiddish plays, movies and actors Paul Muni, Celia Adler, and Molly Picon are included. Narrated by Herschel Bernardi, with introductory remarks by Rita Silverstein and Sharon Lebewohl, the screening is intended to draw attention to the campaign to preserve the Abe Lebewohl Yiddish Theatre Walk of Fame.
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Sponsored by Friends of Abe Lebewohl Yiddish Theatre Walk of Fame, Congregation OrZarua, Bowery Alliance of Neighbors and Friends of the Lower East Side.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
7:00 pm

Congregation Or Zarua, 127 E. 82nd Street