The American Legacy
220 East Fourth Street ~ New York, New York 10009
Administration: (212) 995 8410 ~ Tickets: (212) 995 5302
Photos by Joe Seibert, John D. Ryzga, Jacob J. Goldberg
None other than Joe Franklin says ...
"a unique theatrical event.... at the end the audience jumps up and cheers at this entertainingly powerful revival!"
The Jewish Week
Jakie Rabinowitz is blessed with a voice to make him the greatest of a long line of cantors.
And as Jack Robin, a heart in love with the stage.
An artist and young man torn between two worlds--the next toast of Broadway; the next voice to God--knowing his dilemma is just what makes him great.
11/27 at 5:30pm
The Jews and The Jazz Age: How The Jazz Singer reflects New York Jewish Life in the Roaring Twenties
with Ted Merwin, Ph.D
12/03 at 5:30pm
Mammy and Musicology: Evolving Popular Music Around the Jazz Singer
with Paul Charosh on where the popular music of The Jazz Singer falls in a changing world of popular song.
12/04 at 5:30pm
Minstrels and Moving Pictures
with Kevin Byrne and Garrett Eisler on The Jazz Singer at a watershed moment of technological innovations and radical changes in popular entertainment.
12/11 at 5:30pm
Cantors and Crossover
with Mark Slobin (Professor of Music at Wesleyan University)
Charles E. Gerber*
John William Rhea
Laura LivingstonSet Design by
Christopher WestonCostume Design by
Sidney FortnerStage Manager