Monday, June 10, 2019

“Laden With Happiness and Tears: Yiddish Theatre in America” in Freehold June 23

A native New Yorker, John Kenrick worked for many years in professional theatre, serving as a personal assistant to six Tony Award winning producers. Creator of the popular educational website Musicals101.com, he pulls back the curtain on the history of show business as only an insider can. Kenrick has discussed theatre on television and radio, including PBS, the BBC, and NPR. His book Musical Theatre: A History has just been released in a revised 10th anniversary edition, and Publishers Weekly calls it “the go-to text on this subject.” Kenrick has taught at The New School University, The Philadelphia University of the Arts, and NYU’s Steinhardt School. He is uniquely qualified to tell us how musicals get to Broadway.

This program is made possible in part by the Monmouth County Historical Commission through funding from the New Jersey Historical Commission of the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

For more information or to make a paid reservation (non-refundable), call the Museum at 732-252-6990, or visit jhmomc.org/events. Maximum capacity is 100, so paid reservations are recommended.

WHERE: The Jewish Heritage Museum is located in the Mounts Corner Shopping Center, at 310 Mounts Corner Drive Freehold, NJ, at the corner of Route 537 and Wemrock Road (between the CentraState Medical Center and Freehold Raceway Mall). It is on the second floor of the historic Levi Solomon Barn.

The JHMOMC is a tax-exempt organization under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

The Museum is handicapped and assisted listening accessible.