The Theater List


“Fidler Afn Dakh.” The Folksbiene’s acclaimed Yiddish-language production of “Fiddler on the Roof” at the Museum of Jewish Heritage moves uptown to the theater district for a 20-week run. Joel Grey directs a cast led by Steven Skybell as Tevye. When it ran downtown, Jesse Green of The New York Times said that it “offers a kind of authenticity no other American ‘Fiddler’ ever has.” Feb. 21-June 30, Stage 42, 422 W. 42nd St., $59-$119, or call (212) 239-6200.

“Places.” Romy Nordlinger channels the lesbian Jewish silent film legend Alla Nazimova, who fled from czarist Russia to become a Hollywood and Broadway star. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 7:30 p.m., Dixon Place, 161A Chrystie St., $15,, (212) 219-0736.

“Rivka Michaeli and the Quartet: An Evening of Song and Story.” A Hebrew-language performance by the Israeli entertainer and TV host. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m., Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Ave., $18 in advance/$25 at the door,, (646) 505-4444.

“Imagining Madoff.” The New York premiere of Deb Margolin’s 2010 play that tells of an encounter between the disgraced financier and a character based on Elie Wiesel (who lost his life savings in Madoff’s Ponzi scheme). March 1-23, 59E59 Theaters, 59 E. 59th St., $25,, (646) 892-7999.

“The Mar Vista: In Search of My Mother’s Love Life.” Yehuda Hyman’s dance/theater piece, which ran originally at the 14th Street Y, about the romantic adventures of his globe-trotting mother, Sara. According to the playwright, it also explores the “unbreakable bond between a gay American son and his immigrant parents.” March 5-23, Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 W. 42nd St., $35,, (212) 279-4200.

“A Jewish Joke.” Marni Friedman and Phil Johnson’s Off-Broadway play, starring Johnson, about an irascible Jewish screenwriter who faces the McCarthy Era blacklist. March 7-31, Lion Theatre, 410 W. 42nd St., $37.25-$47.25,, (212) 239-6200.
“Vilna.” Mark Jacoby (“Ragtime,” “Showboat”) stars in a new play by Ira Fuchs about Jewish prisoners in the Vilna Ghetto who face excruciating moral choices. March 11-April 14, Theatre at St. Clement’s, 423 W. 46th St., $39.50-$69.50,, (212) 239-6200.

“Sincerely, Oscar.” A new Off-Broadway musical based on the letters, memoirs and other writings of the peerless Jewish lyricist, Oscar Hammerstein, Jr. March 27-June 30, Acorn, 410 W. 42nd St., $89,, (212) 239-6200.

“All My Sons.” Arthur Miller’s searing play about a manufacturer who knowingly supplies shoddy parts for World War II airplanes. Directed by Jack O’Brien, the production stars Annette Bening and Tracy Letts. April 4-June 23, Roundabout’s American Airlines Theatre, $109-$169,, (212) 719-1300.

“Long Lost.” Daniel Sullivan directs a new play by Donald Margulies about a Wall Street banker whose estranged brother shows up and tries to insinuate himself into his life. May 14-June 30, Manhattan Theatre Club, 131 W. 55th St., $89,, (212) 581-1212.