A Night in the Old MarketplaceSoundbrush Records
Soundbrush Records presents A Night In The Old Marketplace by Jewish music giant Frank London with lyrics by acclaimed playwright Glen Berger. Created for Alexandra Aron's theatrical adaptation of the legendary 1907 Yiddish play by I.L. Peretz, this extraordinary score mixes Jewish, jazz, classical, rock and world beats with a dose of Kurt Weill and Tom Waits. This collection of 21 songs is performed by an array of stars including: Manu Narayan, lead of Broadway's Bombay Dreams, The Klezmatics' Lorin Sklamberg, pop legends They Might be Giants, Celtic singer Susan McKeown, and Craig Wedren, leader of the cult rock group Shudder to Think.
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Montclair State University - Peak Performances will kick off season with Afro-Cuban-Yiddish Opera / Broadway World
Peak Performances kicks off its 2018-19 season with the world premiere of Hatuey: Memory of Fire, a rousing Afro-Cuban-Yiddish opera performed in English, Yiddish and Spanish, with music by Frank London, libretto by Elise Thoron, direction by Mary Birnbaum, and choreography by Maija Garcia. Based on an 87-year-old epic Yiddish poem by Asher Penn, a Jew who fled the pogroms in his native Ukraine and found...
Frank London leads 'Merchant of Venice' band@International Festival of Arts&Ideas / Hartford Courant
The International Festival of Arts & Ideas continues to nail the cool summer concept of casual high culture. Events are comfortable, jazzy, confrontational and intellectual. One of this year's big draws, Karin Coonrod's production of "The Merchant of Venice," plays through Saturday. This mind-expanding, issues-laden show is defined by a few high concepts. Shylock is a fluid character played alternate...
Frank Sinatra's Best of the Best
For the first time, Frank Sinatra's greatest recordings for Capitol Records and his own Reprise Records have been gathered for one stellar collection. Sinatra: Best of the Best will be released in single-disc and deluxe 2CD packages, with insightful track notes written by Frank Sinatra Jr. On the same date, both configurations will also be available for download purchase from all major digital servic...