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מיקראָפֿאָן דכל דכפֿין / Open Mic in Yiddish
April 17, 2014

THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 2014 | 7pm
Master of Ceremonies Shane Baker and special guests

Admission: Free
RSVP Required: | 212.294.6140

אַ חול-המועד-הוליאַנקע! פֿאַרברענגט אַן אָוונט פֿון ייִדישע פֿאָרשטעלונגען מיטן באַקאַנטן שטערן פֿון דער ייִדישער בינע שיין בייקער, מרים־חיה סגל, שיינדל ראָמיין און חנה טעמפּל, און ווײַזט אַרויס אײַער ייִדישן טאַלאַנט בײַ אונדזער טאַלאַנטאַרניע. ברענגט אײַערע מוזיקאַלישע אינסטרומענטן, אײַערע לידער, מאָנאָלאָגן, מאַניפֿעסטאָס, פֿילמען - אַלץ אויף ייִדיש. מע דאַרף זיך פֿאַרשרײַבן 7 אַ זייגער, די טאַלאַנטאַרניע הייבט זיך אָן 7:30.

We want your talent in Yiddish! Join celebrated host, actor and singer Shane Baker, and special guests for a fun, intimate night of Yiddish performance. Bring your instruments, poems, monologues, manifestos, and films in Yiddish. Sign up starts at 7:00pm, open mic starts at 7:30pm.


Shane Baker played Vladimir in the Yiddish world premiere of Waiting for Godot in his own translation for the New Yiddish Rep. He's best known for his hit Off Broadway show The Big Bupkis! A Complete Gentile's Guide to Yiddish Vaudeville and his online series, The Sheyn Show produced by the Yiddish Daily Forward. Baker is executive director of the Congress for Jewish Culture, a Yiddish cultural organization based in New York.

Venue: YIVO Institute at the Center for Jewish History  |  15 West 16th Street - NYC   view map

For directions and parking information, click here.

All public programs are wheelchair accessible. A limited number of assistive listening devices are available for deaf and hard of hearing individuals upon request.