Past Performances

March 20, 2018

A Festival of Plays, Music, and Conversation

Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

New York, NY

October 21, 2017

O NOAPTE ÎN CAZINO / אַ נאַכט אין דער קאַסינאָ

With Shane Baker, Miryem-Khaye Seigel, Yelena Shmulenson

Festivul International de Teatro Idis

Teatrul Evreiesc de Stat

Bucharest, Romania


October 15, 2017

Yiddish is a M’khaye/Yiddish is a Joy!

Concert with Hy Wolfe, Miryem-Khaye Seigel and Steve Sterner

Woodstock Jewish Congregation

Woodstock, NY


Sponsored by the Chana Yachness Memorial Fund for Ashkenaz through Yiddish language, song, and literature


August 12, 2017

Yiddish Seminar – Juddisch Forbundet

“Show Time” with Shane Baker, Binyumen Schaechter, Miryem-Khaye Seigel

Lidingö, Sweden


August 6, 2017

Café Kumzits “Fun Manhetn biz Malme”

Judiska Kulturföreningen 1945 i Malmö

Shane Baker, Johan Ohlsson, Miryem-Khaye Seigel

Malmö, Sweden


August 2, 2017

Summer Yiddish Song Celebration

featuring Eliza Bagg, Eléonore Biezunski and Miryem-Khaye Seigel; with Marika Bournaki (piano), Peter Stan (accordion)Michael Winograd (clarinet)

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York, NY


June 20, 2017

Yiddish Song Concert in Honor of Blossom Seigel

Amanda (Miryem-Khaye) Seigel, with Andrew Blendermann, piano

Park Plaza, Chicago, IL


June 4, 2017

Sholem Aleichem Klez Fest

-Miryem-Khaye Seigel, Yiddish Singer

-Psoy Korolenko, MC

-Adrianne Greenbaum & Fleytmuzik: Brian Glassman (bass), Rayhan Pasternak (fiddle)

-Sonia Gollance, Dance Leader

Supported by the Center for Traditional Music and Dance and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Sholem Aleichem Cultural Center, Bronx, NY


May 30, 2017

The composer and his Other: Wagner as Yiddish Opera

A concert performance of one scene from A Yiddishe Wagner followed by a discussion. Performed by Joe Chappel and Jessica Tivens Schneiderman, with a talk by director Gil Sperling, music director Jonathan Breit, Yiddish-language consultant Miryem-Khaye Seigel

14th St. Y, New York, NY


May 21, 2017

“…BESIDE the GOLDEN DOOR”: Annual Concert for a Bold Spiritual Community of Resistance and Love

Performed by Elana Arian, violin/singer, Ivan Barenboim, clarinet, Adria Benjamin, viola, Tomoko Fujita, cello, Julia Ostrov, soprano, John Riddle, tenor, Beth Robin, piano, Joyce Rosenzweig, pianist/conductor, Amanda Seigel, soprano, Sebu Sirinian, violin, Lisa Tipton, violin, Sally Wilfert, singer, Cantor Steve Zeidenberg, singer, and the CBST Community Chorus.

Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, New York, NY


April 2, 2017

Concert: Yiddish Songs of Love and Resistance

Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, New York, NY

Joyce Rosenzweig (CBST Music Director), piano

Miryem-Khaye Seigel, voice

Alicia Svigals, violin

Steve Zeidenberg (CBST Cantorial Intern), voice


March 20, 2017

A Festival of Yiddish Culture presents

Miryem-Khaye Seigel with Steve Sterner

Forest Hills Library, Forest Hills, NY


March 12, 2017

“The Real Deal Purim-Shpil,” with The Wandering Jew Players of the Congress for Jewish Culture

Shane Baker, Miryem-Khaye Seigel, Eli Rosen, Steve Sterner

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst, MA


February 12, 2017

Tenement Songs: Popular Music of the Jewish Immigrants

Mark Slobin (ethnomusicologist)

Lauren Brody (accordion)

Miryem-Khaye Seigel (voice)

Jake Shulman-Ment (violin)


Museum at Eldridge Street, New York, NY


February 9, 2017

LABALive Series, 14th St. Y Theater

New York, NY

A Yiddishe Wagner is a music-theater project by Gil Sperling that offers a reimagining of classical music history in which Wagnerian or Wagner-like works were written in Yiddish, not in German.

Jonathan Breit, Music Director,

Miryem-Khaye Seigel, Yiddish Language Consultant

Singers: Joe Chappel, Daniel Pincus, Jessica Tivens Schneiderman


December 8, 2016

Yiddish Open Mic – YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York, NY

Shane Baker and Miryem-Khaye Seigel, hosts



June 25 and 26, 2016
גאָט פֿון נקמה

Got fun Nekome / God of Vengeance

by Sholem Asch

New Yiddish Rep Theatre
The 14th Street Y , New York, NY

In honor of LGBT Pride Month!



May 1, 2016Hankus Netsky , Eden Macadam-Somer,and Hebrew National Salvage with Miryem-Khaye Seigel, Kirsten Lamb and Grant SmithTemple Shalom, Newton, MANewton Festival of the Arts*******************************************************************April 16, 2016Ideas on the Move Concert

in honor of the retirement of Professor Mark Slobin

with Hankus Netsky

Wesleyan University


December 26, 2015 DREAMING IN YIDDISH: ADRIENNE COOPER MEMORIAL CONCERTMuseum of Jewish Heritage, New York, NY*******************************************************************December 25, 2015Yiddish New York& Shpet un Shmutsik Kosher Kabaret (Pork Half Off!) present:
Tsu Dayn Geburtstog, a Big Birthday Bash for Yeshue!
with Shane Baker, Miryem-Khaye Seigel, Marilyn Lerner, Michael Wex, and Matt Temkin.14th St. Y., New York, NY*******************************************************************

Friday, December 25, 2015

December 13, 2016

“A Night at the Casino”

with Shane Baker , Miryem-Khaye Seigel and Steve Sterner

Rego Park Jewish Center, Rego Park, NY


November 15, 2015

Force Majeure Vaudeville

with Shane Baker and Miryem-Khaye Seigel.

Cobra Club, Brooklyn, NY


Song of Second Avenue: Yiddish Theatre’s Enduring Musical Legacy featuringHankus Netsky, Lorin Sklamberg, Miryem-Khaye Seigel, Joanne Borts,and “Hebrew National Salvage,”October 24, 2015Zelazo Center, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee****************************************************************************Amanda (Miryem-Khaye) Seigel in concertwith Tom Bartsch and featuring Mark StillmanMinneapolis Yiddish VinklSunday, October 16, 2015Sabes Jewish Community Center,
Minneapolis, MN


Klez Kanada

Lantier, Quebec

August 20, 2015

Album presentation: Toyznt tamen=A thousand flavors

with Michael Winograd (clarinet, arranger), Hankus Netsky (piano), Uri Sharlin (accordion


2015 שבת דעם 15טן אויגוסטאַ ביסעלע פון אַל דאָס גוטסמיט מרים־חיה סגל און שיין בייקערמיט סענדער באָטוויניק, בנימין שעכטער און רחל פעלד9:30 אין אָוונטייִדיש־וואָך ־ רײַסטערטאָון, מערילענד**********************************************************************************A night at the Casino returns!with Shane Baker and Miryem-Khaye Seigeland Dmitri Zisl Slepovitch July 6, 2015Circle Lodge

Hopewell Junction, NY


June 21, 2015 

New Yiddish Rep Presents:

A Night in the Casino
with Shane Baker,  Miryem-Khaye Seigel cSteve Sterner.

Cosponsored by the Congress for Jewish Cultureת

with support from the Atran Foundation,

the Department of Cultural Affairs – City of New York,

and the Bertha Foundation.

The Cell, 338 W. 23rd St., NYC


May 31, 2015 Makht a tsimes!Jewish Museum of Monmouth County presentsThe Folksbiene Troupe Yidishe PeñaMay 26, 2015 With Shane Baker and Miryem-Khaye SeigelIdish Vinkl, Mexico City, Mexico  May 5, 2015 Mayn Tatns Beys-Din Shtub (Tales From My Father’s Religious Court) by Isaac Bashevis Singer, adapted by David LichtPresented by the National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene

Baruch College, The Engelman Recital Hall
New York, NY

The Shtetl in 20th Century Literature

Lecture by Professor Jeffrey Shandler

With readings by Miryem-Khaye Seigel

May 3, 2015

Museum at Eldridge Street; co-sponsored by the Yiddish Book Center

April 15, 2015

Der Nes In Geto (A Miracle in the Warsaw Ghetto) by H. Levick

Presented by the National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene

Baruch College, The Engelman Recital Hall
New York, NY

Morris Hollender: A musical tribute with Hankus Netsky

March 29, 2015

With Henry Carrey, Jessica Kate Meyer, Miryem-Khaye Seigel

and the NEC Jewish music ensemble

Temple Beth Israel

Waltham, MA


An evening of Nahum Stutchkoff’s works

March 18, 2015

National Opera Center

New York. NY

With Shane Baker, Leyzer Burko, Allen Lewis Rickman, Miryem-Khaye Seigel, Steve Sterner and Suzanne Toren

Sponsored by the Congress for Jewish Culture

Toyznt tamen = A thousand flavorsCD Release Party for Miryem-Khaye SeigelJanuary 28, 2015Museum at Eldridge Street, NYCWith special guests:Michael Winograd (Producer, Arranger, Clarinet)Patrick Farrell (Accordion)Alicia Svigals (Violin)Rémy Yulzari (Bass)Plus guest singers: Rich Kass, Daniella Rabbani, and Dmitri Zisl SlepovitchCo-sponsored by Museum at Eldridge Street, YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, CYCO Books, Center for Traditional Music and Dance, Sholem Aleichem Cultural Center, Congress for Jewish Culture, and Yiddish Artists and Friends Actors’ Club (YAFAC).
January 12, 2015
National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene presents: Di Khasene in Fernvald (The Wedding in Foehrenwald)
Baruch College, New York, NY
November 23, 2014
 Memories of the Master: A Celebration of the Life of Yiddish Performer Felix Fibich
Museum of Jewish HeritageNew York, NYNovember 3, 2014Yiddish Culture Festival featuringMiryem-Khaye Seigelwith Sender Botwink on pianoKINSC Sharpless AuditoriumHaverford College, Haverford, PA 19041October 27, 2014″Yiddish is a M’khaye”Hits and Skits from Second Avenue to Pitkin Avenuewith Hy Wolfe, Miryem-Khaye Seigel and Steve SternerYiddish Artists and Friends Actors’ Club (YAFAC)Sutton Place Synagogue,New York, NY

July 24, 2014
Cabaret with Heather Klein and Miryem-Khaye Seigel,with Carmen Staaf, piano.
YIVO/Center for Jewish History
New York, NY
 July 15, 2014“Mame-Loshn” Book Party
With Leizer Burko, editor of “Mame-loshn” by Nahum Stutchkoff
New York, NY  July 13, 2014The League for Yiddish Presents:The Annual Mordkhe Schaechter Memorial Program
at the Center for Jewish History
New York, NY June 23, 2014Folksbiene Troupe: National Yiddish Theatre-Folksbiene
Leyzer Burko, Motl Didner, Ruvn Kass, Rivkele Keren,
Miryem-Khaye Seigel, and Dmitri “Zisl” Slepovitch
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research -Center for Jewish History
New York, NY 

April 24, 2014Der nes iz geto (A Miracle in the Warsaw Ghetto)A staged reading in Yiddish with English and Russian supertitles. Written by H. LeivickPresented by National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbieneand The City University of New Yorkin partnership with The Yiddish Book Center and The Workmen’s Circle / Arbeter Ring.Baruch College Performing Arts Center, New York, NYApril 17, 2014YIVO Yiddish Open Mic Programwith Shane Baker, Jenny Romaine, Miryem-Khaye Seigel, and Hannah Temple, and special guestsYIVO Institute for Jewish ResearchNew York, NYApril 12, 2014Private concertTeaneck, NJMarch 29, 2014Hankus Netsky and Hebrew National Salvage: A Musical Journey Through the Yiddish Theaterwith Lorin Sklamberg, Eden Macadam-Somer, Miryem-Khaye Seigel,Kurt Bjorling, Doug Scharf, Dan Anderson and Grant Smith

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Arts Lecture Hall

March 11, 2014The National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene presentsA Joyful Purim: A Presentation of Two One-Act Purim ShpilsYakhne Sosye,  by Herbert Herschel Tuchman. Adapted by Miriam HoffmanGilbert and Sullivan Purim Shpil by Chana Mlotek z”lBaruch Performing Arts Center, Nagelberg Theater, New York, NY
February 23, 2014A celebration of the life and work of poets Yonia Fain z”l and Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman z’l*Bowery Poetry Club, NYCSponsored by the Congress for Jewish Culture.Film, song and recitation.With: Shane Baker, Hy Wolfe, Miryem-Khaye Seigel, Leah Robinson, Charles Nydorf, Yoel Matveyeev,Itzik Gottesman, Leah Lipsky, Albert Rosenblatt, Paula Teitelbam, Nahma Sandrow, David Braun.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
New York Klezmer Series Opener:
Miryem-Khaye Seigel with the Dave Levitt Trio
Mike Cohen, clarinet
Christina Crowder, accordion
Dave Levitt, trombone
Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, New York, NY
Saturday, January 11, 2014
Dr. Hankus Netsky and Friends
Temple Beth Shalom
Livingston, NJ

November 6, 2013

The New York Public Library

The Yiddish Heart

An Evening of Yiddish Music and Drama

 Sponsored by the Dorot Foundation

Directed by David Herskovits, Target Margin Theater

 With performances by:

Shane Baker 

Richie Barshay

Jeremy Brown

Avi Glickstein

Frank London

David Mandelbaum

Alon Nechushtan

Eleanor Reissa

Miryem-Khaye Seigel

Lorin Sklamberg

Suzanne Toren

Hy Wolfe

Rémy Yulzari

August 22, 2013

Klez Kanada Magic Ball

Miryem-Khaye Seigel and Christina Crowder

August 5, 2013

Taking Extreme Measures: The Ongoing Rescue of Jewish Music

With Dr. Hankus Netsky, Zoe Christensen, Dave Levitt, and Miryem-Khaye Seigel

Annual Conference, International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies

Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Boston, MA

July 17, 2013

CYCO Book Sale and Reading/Concert

with Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman and Miryem-Khaye Seigel

CYCO Yiddish Book Center

Long Island City, NY

June 23, 2013

Folksbiene Troupe

Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County

Freehold, NJ

June 17, 2013

The Broder Singers:

Forerunners of the Yiddish Theater

Association of Jewish Libraries – Annual Convention

Houston, TX

May 19, 2013

Yiddish in the City

Heather Klein and Miryem-Khaye Seigel in Concert

Pianist: Dmitri Zisl Slepovitch

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York, NY

May 8, 2013

A Living Connection:

The Musical Lives and Legacies of Morris Hollender, Sonia Victor,

and Marty Levitt

Lecture and Performance with Dr. Hankus Netsky,

with Dave Levitt, Miryem-Khaye Seigel, and Michael Winograd

Center for Jewish History, New York, NY

Sponsored by the Jewish Music Forum, American Society for Jewish Music, and the American Jewish Historical Society

April 14, 2013

Sholem Aleichem Tribute

Co-presented with the Yiddish Book Center.

Eldridge Street Shul, New York, NY

April 11, 2013

Information Oy-verload! Practical Strategies for Digital Judaica Research

Association of Jewish Libraries – New York Metropolitan Area (AJL-NYMA)

Reference Workshop

Ramaz Middle School, New York, NY

 March 17, 2013

Folksbiene Troupe

Bet Torah Temple, Mt. Kisco, NY


February 24, 2013

The Purim Show

Featuring Henry Carrey, Hankus Netsky, Miryem-Khaye Seigel, and special guests from the New England Conservatory and Temple Beth Israel

Temple Beth Israel, Waltham, MA

December 22, 2012

A Kholem/Dreaming in Yiddish: A Concert in Tribute to Adrienne Cooper

Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, New York, NY


December 12, 2012

Khanike Simkhe (Dinner and Concert)

Yiddish Artists and Friends Actors Club

Yiddish Theatre Stars Singing Theatre, Love and Comedy Songs:

Allen Lewis Rickman, Yelena Shmulenson,

Miriam-Khaye Seigel, Steve Sterner and Hy Wolfe

December 11, 2012

My Yidishe Chanukah (Concert)

National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene

JCC on the Palisades, Tenafly, NJ


December 9, 2012

Folksbiene Troupe: Heyse Latkes

Rego Park Jewish Center, Flushing, NY 11374

September 7, 2012

Radio dramas and the work of Nahum Stutchkoff (presentation)

The stations that spoke your language: Radio and the Yiddish American Cultural Renaissance

American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, DC


August 8, 2012

“You Don’t Have to Speak Yiddish to Understand the Truth”

A benefit for the Sholem Aleichem Memorial Foundation

and the Congress for Jewish Culture

presented by Media Blitz Entertainment

An evening of Yiddish vaudeville

Hosted by: Beck Lee, Peter Galperin

& Colin Lively

Co-hosts: Shane Baker & Sidney Gluck


Shane Baker, Miryem-Khaye Seigel, Steve Sterner, Michael Winograd,

Bob Greenberg, Allen Lewis Rickman, Yelena Shmulenson, Daniella Rabbani,

David Mandelbaum and Patrick Farrell

The Metropolitan Room- New York, NY

July 8, 2012

Folksbiene Troupe

Circle Lodge- Hopewell Junction, NY

June 21, 2012

East Meets West: Yidishe Meydlekh

with Heather Klein (San Francisco)

and Miryem-Khaye Seigel (New York)

Pianist: Jarrett Cherner

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

Co-sponsored by the Congress for Jewish Culture

 June 20, 2012

Folksbiene Troupe

Merrick Jewish Center-Merrick, NY

Love, Labor, Loss

A staged reading of three one-act plays:

“Romeo and Juliet”, “Motl Peysi in America”, and “Nishto Yosl”

Written by Chaver Paver, Sholem Aleichem, and Moyshe Nadir

In Yiddish with English and Russian supertitles

Presented by the National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Lehman College, Lovinger Theater (Bronx)

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Baruch College, Engelman Recital Hall

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Brooklyn College, Student Center

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Queens College, Lefrak Recital Hall

April 28, 4-6pm

Half the Sky Festival: The Sweetest Song

Brooklyn Public Library, Stevan A. Dweck Center

Presented by Brooklyn Arts Council in cooperation with Center for Traditional Music and Dance (CTMD).

March 11, 2012

Folksbiene Troupe

Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

February 24, 2012

Di Broder-zinger: forgeyer funem yidishn teater

[Lecture in Yiddish by Miryem-Khaye Seigel]

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York, NY

February 2, 2012

The Broder Singers: Forerunners of the Yiddish Theater

Lecture in English by Miryem-Khaye Seigel

Joseph Kremen Memorial Fellowship

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York, NY

December 25-20, 2011

Klez Kamp

Hudson Valley Resort and Spa, Kerhonkson, NY

Classes taught by Miryem-Khaye Seigel:

Di velt fun Nukhem Stutchkoff (Yiddish) – reading of Yiddish radio dramas

Yidvertising (English): Classic ads from the Yiddish Press

From Shund to Shakespeare: Yiddish Theater in the Dorot Jewish Division, New York Public Library (English)

November 17, 2011

Folksbiene Troupe

Private Performance

New York, NY

October 23, 2011 

The  National Yiddish Theatre-Folksbiene presents

 The Yiddish Radio Hour

Jewish Family Services of New Jersey

September 3, 2911

Rising Stars of the Yiddish Stage at the Westhampton Synagogue

presented by the National Yiddish Theater – Folksbiene

August 6 and 16, 2011

Folksbiene Troupe

Berkshire Hills Emanuel Adult Vacation Center, Copake, NY

July 19, 2011

The  National Yiddish Theatre-Folksbiene presents

 The Yiddish Radio Hour

Circle Lodge, Hopewell Junction, NY

July 10 and 17, 2011

Folksbiene Troupe

Circle Lodge. Hopewell Junction, NY

June 29, 2011

Folksbiene Troupe

Sholem-Aleykhem Kultur-Tsenter, Bronx, NY

June 12, 2011

Folksbiene Troupe

Bellmore, NY

May 2011

Yiddish Melbourne

Melbourne, Australia


The National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene and CUNY present

“The Yiddish Radio Hour”

A workshop of a new production, set in the WEVD radio studio,

featuring radio plays, musical performances, humor, vintage jingles, news and call-in advice.

In Yiddish with English and Russian Translation Supertitles.


Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 2pm

Lehman College, Lovinger Theater

Wednesday, March 23. 2011 at at 7pm

Baruch College, Engelman Recital Hall

Monday, March 28, 2011 at 2pm

Queens College, Lefrak Recital Hall

Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 12:30pm

Brooklyn College, Student Life Center – Gold Room

Sunday, March 13, 2011
Folksbiene Troupe

Friedberg JCC, Oceanside, NY

Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 7 PM

Kavehoyz with Miryem-Khaye Seigel

and Dmitri “Zisl-Yeysef” Slepovitch

Temple Beth Emeth- Brooklyn, New York

Sponsored by the Congress for Jewish Culture

Thursday, January 13, 2011



Shakespeare’s “Merchant of Venice” in Yiddish

YIVO/Center for Jewish History, NYC

Lecture by Professor Nahma Sandrow

Staged reading with:

Shane Baker, Leizer Burko, Naftuli Ejdelman, Eve Jochnowitz,

David Mandelabum, Allen Lewis Rickman, Buzz Roddy,

Miryem-Khaye Seigel, Yelena Shmulenson-Rickman,

Boruch Thaler, Hy Wolfe

Directed by Lester Thomas Shane

Folksbiene Troupe

Sunday, December 5, 2010
Weinberg Park Heights JCC, Baltimore, MD

Monday, November 15, 2010
JCC MetroWest of West Orange, NJ

Lecture by Miryem-Khaye Seigel:

“Matzah with Cream Cheese: The Yiddish Radio Commercials of Nahum Stutchkoff”

Sunday, October 31, 2010
Workmen’s Circle, Monroe Township, NJ

Folksbiene Troupe

Sunday, October 24, 2010
Great Neck Adult Education – Great Neck, NY

Saturday, October 9, 2010
Westlake Yiddish Club, JCC, Westlake, NJ

Klez Kanada 2010

August 16-22, 2010

Lantier, Quebec

Folksbiene Troupe

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Circle Lodge, Hopewell Junction, NY

Folksbiene Troupe

Thursday, July 1, 2010

A celebration of Ab. Cahan’s 150th birthday

“Forverts” newspaper, New York, NY

New Voices of the Yiddish Stage Concert

National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene/ Workmen’s Circle

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Cain Park’s Evans Amphitheater, Cleveland, OH

Der Dybbuk (Between Two Worlds) – A staged reading of the Yiddish drama by S. Anski

National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene

June 8, 2010

Baruch Performing Arts Center, New York, NY

Private Concert

Thursday, May 13, 2010

New York University, New York, NY

Folksbiene Troupe

Reception for Yiddishpiel Theatre of Israel

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Yiddish Actors and Friends Club, New York, NY

Musical program following Hinde Jacob’s Yiddish lecture

“My experiences during the Holocaust”

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Sholem Aleichem Cultural Center, Bronx, NY

Folksbiene Troupe, “Mames Loshn-kugl”

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Hazak of The Bellmore Jewish Center – Bellmore, NY

Yom ha-Shoah Concert with the Folksbiene Troupe

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Brandeis Association, Jamaica, NY

Folksbiene Troupe, “Mames Loshn-kugl”

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Engineers Club of Dayton, Ohio

Sponsored by the Yiddish Club of the Dayton Jewish Community Center

with generous support from the Dayton Jewish community

Folksbiene Troupe, “Mames Loshn-kugl”

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Westchester Reform Temple, Scarsdale, NY

The Megile of Itsik Manger

with an original musical score by Dov Seltzer

Concert reading presented by the National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene

Starring I.W. “Itzy” Firestone, Rickie Golden, Rachel Hirsch,

Richard Kass, Rebecca Keren, Ilan Kwittken,

Avram Mlotek, Miryem-Khaye Seigel and Hy Wolfe

With musical accompaniment by
Zalmen Mlotek, Dimitri “Zisl-Yeysef” Slepovitch  and Matt Temkin

Musical Direction by Zalmen Mlotek
Directed by Motl Didner

March 2nd, 2010 – Queens College, Lefrak Concert Hall
March 2nd, 2010 – Baruch College, Engleman Recital Hall

March 3rd, 2010-Brooklyn College, Levinson Theater

March 9, 2010 – Lehman College, Lovinger Theater


מיט מרים-חיה סגל

און זיסל-יוסף סלעפּאָוויטש

דאָנערשטיק דעם 25סטן פעברואַר 2010

אינעם טעאַטער פון “נײַ יידיש רעפ”


with Miryem-Khaye Seigel

and Zisl-Yeysef Slepovitch

Sponsored by the Congress for Jewish Culture.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

New Yiddish Rep Theatre, New York, NY

Jewish Artists for Haiti Benefit Concert

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Stephen Wise Free Synagogue,  New York, NY

Di Folksbiene Troupe presents

“Mamas Loshn Kugl”


January 10, 2009


Temple Ner Tamid- Bloomfield, NJ

December 13, 2009, 3:00 PM

The JCC of Greater Baltimore- Baltimore, MD

די אוצרות פון נחום סטוטשקאָוו: יידישע ראַדיאָסקריפטן אין דער ניו-יאָרקער שטאָט-ביבליאָטעק

זונטיק דעם 20סטן דעתימבער2009

שלום-עליכם קולטור-צענטער

בראָנקס, מ”י

[Lecture: The treasures of Nahum Stutchkoff: Yiddish radio scripts in the New York Public Library. Sunday, December 20, 2009.

Sholem-Aleykhem Kultur-Tsenter Bronx, NY]

National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene presents

New Voices of the Yiddish Stage:

A Grand Concert by the Hottest Young Talent

Performing New Songs and Interpretations of the Classics

Taylor Bergen-Chrisman

Annette Ezekiel

Rich “Ruvn” Kass

Alica Jo Rabins

Daniella Rabbani

Miryem-Khaye Seigel

Dmitri “Zisl-Yeysef” Slepovich

Matt Temkin

Musical Direction: Zalmen Mlotek

Tuesday, September 22, 2009, 1:30 PM
Queens College, Lefrak Concert Hall

Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 7:00 PM
Hunter College, Kaye Playhouse

Wednesday, September 30, 2009, 2:00 PM
Brooklyn College, Walt Whitman Theater.

Thursday, October 1, 2009, 3:30 PM
Lehman College, Lovinger Theater


Di Folksbiene Troupe

Great Neck Adult Education Program

Sunday, October 25, 2009, 2:30 PM

Circle Lodge – Hopewell Junction, NY

Saturday, August 15, 2009

Shorefront Y, Brooklyn, NY

Sunday, August 9, 2009

North Shore Towers, Floral Park, NY

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Private performance, Brooklyn, NY

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Congregation Beth Ahavah, Philadelphia, PA

Sunday, June 14, 2009

National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene

Annual Gala

The Town Hall, New York, NY

Monday, June 8, 2009

Jewish Community Center of Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, NY

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Hebrew Culture Club of the Fairways, Lakewood, NJ

Sunday, May 31, 2009

New York State Assembly, Albany, NY

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

ORT, New Jersey

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Thursday, April 24, 2009

Lecture by Miryem-Khaye Seigel:

Di oystres fun Nukhem Stutshkov: Yidish radioskriptn in der Nyu-yorker shtot-bibliotek

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York, NY

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Sunday, April 19, 2009

The Gurwin Center, Commack, New York

Sunday, March 8, 2009

Limmud Philadelphia

The Gershman Y and University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Saturday, February 21, 2009

East Meadow Public Library – East Meadow, NY

January 25, 2009

Yiddish Chanukah Program with Pesach Fiszman

Sholem Aleykhem Kultur-Tsenter -New York, NY

Sunday, December 28, 2008

Schenectady JCC – Niskayuna , NY

November 16, 2008

Workmen’s Circle/ YM-YWHA of Union County – Union, NJ

November 2, 2008

Yiddish Artists and Friends Actors Club – New York, NY

September 17, 2008

Metro West JCC – West Orange, NJ

September 14, 2008

Greenbriar Yiddish Club – Monroe, NJ

September 7, 2008

National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene, Annual Gala

Town Hall, New York, NY

June 17, 2008

Book party for “Der tsvit fun teg” – new poetry collection by Beyle Schaechter Gottesman

ליטעראַרישער יום-טוב לכּבוד דעם נייעם בוך לידער

דער צוויט פון טעג פון ביילע שעכטער-גאטעסמאַן

May 21, 2008

Workmen’s Circle, New York, NY

Di Folksbiene Trupe: Mames Loshn-Kugl

May 18, 2008

Celebration of Yiddish Culture

YMHA – Wayne, NJ

Hershele Ostropolyer

Staged reading of the musical folk play by Josef Glikson

April 30, 2008 – Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

April 30, 2008 – Hunter College, New York, NY

May 6, 2008 – Amalgamated Housing, Bronx, NY

May 15, 2008 – Lehman College, Bronx, NY

A vitsl un a kitsl

Purim revue presented by the National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene and the City University of New York (CUNY)
March 18, 2008
Hunter College, Kaye Playhouse – New York, NY
March 19, 2008
Lehman College, Lovinger Theater- Bronx NY
March 27, 2008
Brooklyn College, Whitman Theater-Brooklyn, NY

Book Party for Merle Bachman’s new book, “Recovering Yiddishland”

Congress for Jewish Culture – New York, NY
March 5, 2008

The Singer Siblings – I.J. Singer and Esther Kreitman

Eldridge Street Shul – New York, NY
March 9, 2008

Di Folksbiene Troupe: Makht a Tsimes!

Temple Avodah – Fair Lawn, NJ
March 2, 2008
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, Congregation Beth Ahava
Philadelphia, PA
February 24, 2008
East Meadow Public Library – East Meadow, NY
February 17, 2008


Sholem Aleykhem Kultur-Tsenter – Bronx, NY
January 27, 2008

An evening of Yiddish radio dramas by Nahum Stutchkoff (staged reading)

New Yiddish Rep Theatre – New York. NY
January 20, 2007


In mayn tatns beys-din shtib (In My Father’s Court)
by Isaac Bashevis Singer (Staged reading)

National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene, New York, NY –
November 11, 2007


MDK Cafe – Otwock, Poland – September 4, 2007

Seminarium języka i kultury jidysz

(Seminar of Yiddish Language and Culture)

Sródborów, Poland – August 18-September 1, 2007

Makht a Tsimes! (Folksbiene Troupe)

December 1, 2007 – Lawrence, NY
July 17, 2007- Uriel Weinreich Program in Yiddish Language, Literature and Culture – YIVO Institute for Jewish Research and New York University – New York, NY
July 12, 2007- Paper Bridge Festival, National Yiddish Book Center – Amherst, MA
July 1, 2007 – Greenbriar – Monroe, NJ
June 4, 2007 – Queensborough Public Library – Flushing, NY
June 3, 2007 – Yiddish of Greater Washington – Rockville, MD
May 20, 2007 – Vassar College – Poughkeepsie, NY
April 22, 2007 – Right at Home – East Brunswick, NJ

Purim in Khelm (National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene)

An original Yiddish musical comedy

by Motl Didner and Miryem-Khaye Seigel

City University of New York
February 27 and March 6, 7, 8, 2007

Mama’s Loshn-Kugl (Folksbiene Troupe)

February 18, 2007 – Hebrew Home for the Aged – Bronx, NY

Panel Discussion: “What Draws You to Yiddish?”

Yugntruf – Youth for Yiddish – New York, NY
January 22, 2007


A velt mit veltlekh, two radio dramas by Nahum Stutchkoff

(Staged reading)

National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene – New York, NY

Yiddish Voice of Love Concert Honoring Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman

92nd St. Y – New York, NY

Mama’s Loshn-Kugl (Folksbiene Troupe)

Northeastern U.S. tour

Dovid Bergelson Program (Dramatic reading)

Eldridge Street Shul – New York, NY

Purim in Khelm (National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene)
An original Yiddish musical comedy
by Motl Didner and Miryem-Khaye Seigel

New York, NY and Philadelphia, PA


Mama’s Loshn-Kugl (Folksbiene Troupe)

Northeastern U.S. tour


Circle Lodge – Kerkhonsen, NY
Congress for Jewish Culture – New York, NY
International Association of Yiddish Clubs Conference – Minneapolis, MN
Heritage House – Minneapolis, MN
Mayim Rabim Congregation – Minneapolis, MN
Yidishe Artistn un Fraynd Aktyorn-Club – New York, NY
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research – New York, NY

Yiddish Poets Program

Eldridge Street Shul – New York, NY

“Kids and Yiddish: Unplucked!” (Musical)

National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene – New York, NY



Congress for Jewish Culture – New York, NY
Satalla – New York, NY
A Glezele Tey (Folksbiene Yiddish Theatre) – New York, NY

A shpil farn tayvl by Isaac Bashevis Singer (Staged reading)

National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene – New York, NY



Jewish Center of Kew Gardens Hills – Kew Gardens Hills, NY
Sholem Aleykhem Kultur-Tsenter – Bronx, NY
A Glezele Tey (Folksbiene Yiddish Theatre) – New York, NY


We Fools
An original play about Khelm with puppeteer Shari Aronson, storyteller Carla Vogel, and singer Amanda (Miryem-Khaye) Seigel.

Sabes Jewish Community Center, Minneapolis, MN

1999 – 2003

Mazl: Yiddish Musical Ensemble (with James Vculek) – Minneapolis, MN

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