YI Love Jewish will present their next installment in the YI Love Play Reading Series: “The Lincoln Continental” by Kathy Kafer. The reading will be presented by The Miami Beach Jewish Community Center at the Galbut Family Miami Beach JCC Simkins Family Campus (4221 Pine Tree Dr, Miami Beach, FL, 33140) and is sponsored by the University of Miami’s Miller Center and Feldenkreis Program for Contemporary Judaic Studies.
‘Joe Papp at the Ballroom’ offers an up-close look at a legend
Joe Papp would have turned 100 this year, it is a good time to pay homage to the late legendary producer. His philosophical tenant was “theater for all.” Actually, Papp believed that live theater should be like the public library — free and open to all.
Avi Hoffman Pays Tribute To Theater Icon Joseph Papp
Attention must be paid, to steal a line, and Avi Hoffman is ensuring that proper homage is paid to Joe Papp, the visionary who intersected art and community by making theater accessible to the general public in comprehensibility, neighborhood performances and free admission.
THEATER LEGEND SINGS AND REMINISCES IN GABLESTAGE WORLD PREMIERE
The GableStage world premiere of “Joe Papp at the Ballroom” aims to remind audiences of the influential impresario’s legacy. (Graphic courtesy of GableStage)
Just looking at actor-singer Avi Hoffman — creator and star of the popular “Too Jewish” shows, as well as a Carbonell Award winner for playing the adoring hubby in “Hairspray” at Actors’ Playhouse — you wouldn’t necessarily think of casting him as visionary New York Shakespeare Festival founder Joseph Papp.
As Chanukah is a season of miracles for Jews all around the world, the Yiddishkayt Initiative (YILoveJewish.org), is presenting a virtual Chanukah Mini Fest from Nov. 28- Dec. 5 with a lineup of entertainment and educational programming that is nothing short of miraculous.
Players Circle Performing Arts Center at the Shell Factory is proud to announce its partnership with the Jewish Federation of Lee and Charlotte Counties and YIJewish (a Division of Yiddishkayt Initiative) to begin a series of Jewish themed programming at PLAYERS CIRCLE.
“Celebrating Yosl – Joe Papp at 100″ is a commemorative full day of live, virtual and pre-recorded events celebrating Papp, who was born Yosl Papirofsky, on June 22. It begins at 11 a.m. and continues into the evening.
MAJOR CELEBRITIES AND THEATER INDUSTRY LEADERS LINE UP TO HONOR JOE PAPP, CREATOR OF NEW YORK SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL AND THE PUBLIC THEATER, AT HIS 100TH BIRTHDAY COMMEMORATION Celebrating ‘Yosl’: Joe Papp at 100 Will Feature Renowned Actor/Singer Mandy Patinkin, The Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Papp Biographer Helen Epstein, among others on June 22, 2021