by Agi Legutko

An Unsentimental Crash Course in Yiddish Theater

Yelena Shmulenson-Rickman and Allen Rickman, the couple who shot to fame after starring in the Yiddish fable opening the 2009 Coen brothers’ Oscar-nominated movie, “A Serious Man,” have been joined onstage by Broadway veteran Steve Sterner to present their fast-paced, anti-nostalgic crash course in history of Yiddish theater. It played at the New York International Fringe Festival in August.

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