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Jonathan Slaff

Jonathan Slaff is a New York publicist in the specialty of international cultural events. Jonathan and his writers keep us ahead of the curve in the world of the arts and culture.

Kids & Yiddish: learning Yiddish painlessly

FOLKSBIENE THEATER WELCOMES HANNUKAH WITH "KIDS & YIDDISH" DECEMBER 25 Satirical songfest enables kids to learn Yiddish painlessly. Multilingual revue is 10% Yiddish, 90% English...

That Song for Progressive America: Where is it?

The progressive movement has needed a good song for some time. America has a history of socially-conscious songs and some of them, from marching...

Origins of The Frankenstein Story: ‘Villa Diodati’ Opera

Villa Diodati by Mira J. Spektor, an opera about the origins of the Frankenstein story, and Libertaria by Sabrina Pena Young, a futuristic animated comic book opera.

‘In White America’ Traces The American Quest for Racial Equality

The famed documentary play traces the American quest for racial equality from the earliest days of the republic to the Little Rock crisis of 1957.

‘Wives’ and ‘The Academy’ Illustrate Battle of Sexes From Postwar and...

From October 8 to 25, Theater for the New City will present the world premiere of a new play by Mario Fratti, 'Wives,' in a double-bill with his breakthrough play, 'The Academy.' Taken together, the two plays illustrate the changing nature of the ba

‘The Storm’ Tells Story of Marriage and Revenge

August Strindberg Rep presents Strindberg's play, The Storm in October, 2015 as part of a month-long exploration of the author's final works.

Blood is Thicker Than Love in ‘Sister’s Keeper’

Three very close African American women grapple with friendship, sisterhood, love, life, faith and HIV in our modern world as they take different paths.

‘Your Name on My Lips’ Musical Depicts Power of Love Against...

Your Name on My Lips, a Musical by Eric Sirota: True Art. True Love. Looks at the way we crave love and how hard we will work to sustain it.

‘Inch by Inch’ Tells Story of Grief and Acceptance

A woman is trapped inside her family's vegetable garden, inhabiting a space that forces her to confront her own identity and legacy.

‘hOMAge’ Conveys Traumatic Story of World War II Refugee

Play by Clearing Collaborative Ensemble is a journey through the letters of a World War II refugee who breaks from the inherited trauma of the past.