The inaugural Kulturfest was intended to be a tease, with audiences clamoring for more. Now that they had been given such a sumptuous taste, how can they get Yiddish out of their heads?
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In a city that is constantly mourning its cultural and lifestyle losses, The Theatre For a New City has achieved what even the veritable NYC Opera has not.
He's been described as "something of a marketing genius" by NPR's "On the Media" which means that if you're involved in presenting some quirky production or event that desperately needs publicity, Beck will somehow, someway save the day.
I used to think that only two people were crazy enough to work full time at keeping Yiddish alive. Now you can add the name of a third.
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