Yiddish Theater Culture in the East Village

Janes Walk

Led By Barry Feldman AND Laura Sewell, Lower East Side Preservation Initiative (LESPI)

This tour will explore the creativity and vitality of early Yiddish Theater and its contribution to New York City culture. Sites include the Yiddish Arts Theater (presently the Village East Cinema), LaMama (site of the first Yiddish production in New York) and the Hebrew Actors’ Union.
Themes will address the origins of Yiddish Theater, culture, language and literature, and famous personalities.


This livestream virtual tour will take you on a walk down 2nd Avenue from the comfort of your living room!

Location Information

RSVP is required and capacity is limited. Meeting location, ending location, and directions will be provided via email before walk date.


Tuesday, May 4, 2021
1:00 PM
1-2 hours

Borough: Manhattan
Theme: Art & Architecture, Food & Entertainment, History & Culture
Platform: On Zoom
Language: English