Sep 08 - Sep 10 2015
A Yiddish Theater Festival

Performance & Music
September 8-10, 2015
Cornell and IC campuses
Presented by Cornell Jewish Studies Program and Ithaca College Jewish Studies

Yiddish theater grabs you by the kishkes (guts) and doesn’t let go. Now the tradition is coming to Ithaca, with all the humor, pathos and meaning of its long history. The first-ever Yiddish Theater Festival in the Finger Lakes stars New York City’s New Yiddish Rep and includes four events over three nights.

Tuesday, September 8

Yiddish Mazel (Jewish Luck); 6:00 pm; Willard Straight Theatre; no tickets required
Yosl Ravoker Talks to God; 8:30 pm; Willard Straight Theatre; no tickets required

Wednesday, September 9

The Essence: A Yiddish Theater Dim Sum; 7:30 pm; Ithaca College Dillingham Center Hoerner Theatre; $5/general admission, free for students with valid college ID (Reservations: 607-274-3252)

Thursday, September 10

Vartn Af Godot (Waiting for Godot); 7:30 pm; Kiplinger Theatre; $13/adult, $11/student/child (

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