The American Sephardi Federation’s (ASF) 20th Anniversary Edition of the New York Sephardic Jewish Film Festival will celebrate Morocco’s culture of co-existence between Muslims and Jews on Opening Night, Thursday, March 30th. Mr. André Azoulay, Counsellor to His Majesty Mohammed VI, King of Morocco, is to receive ASF’s Pomegranate Award for Lifetime Achievement in recognition of his remarkable life’s work bridging religious divides through artistic and other cultural endeavo
The American Sephardi Federation published this essay about THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, following David Serero's recent performances as Shylock. The Merchant of Venice, Shakespeare’s classic play on love, commerce, and bigotry, has been the subject of a great, enduring controversy concerning its depiction of Shylock, “…the Jew/ That Shakespeare drew (Alexander Pope?, 1741).” Over the course of four centuries, different readings and productions of the play have ranged from accentu
http://www.bloomberg.com/research/markets/news/article.asp?docKey=600-201601270429M2______EUPR_____84950000038e14f8_3600-1 DAVID SERERO stars in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, NABUCCO and OTHELLO at the Center for Jewish History, New York, in 2016 New York, United States- Three Sephardic-themed productions -- two Shakespeare classics and a Verdi opera -- will be presented in 2016 Off-Broadway in the theater located at the Center for Jewish History (15 W. 16 St.) in New York City, st
Baritone DAVID SERERO stars as NABUCCO from Verdi’s opera for 5 unique performances at the Center for Jewish History, New York, in 2016 Three Sephardic-themed productions -- two Shakespeare classics and a Verdi opera -- will be presented in 2016 Off-Broadway in the theater located at the Center for Jewish History (15 W. 16 St.) in New York City, starting with MERCHANT OF VENICE last January, followed by NABUCCO April 6-17 and OTHELLO June 16-30. This trio of productions follo
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE by William Shakespeare
Starring DAVID SERERO as Shylock
in a Sephardi style...
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE by William Shakespeare will be presented in a Sephardi style featuring songs of the era. Following its success in June 2015, this production is returning on the stage of the Center for Jewish History for 4 more performances:
Janurary 13th (3pm), 17th (7pm), 19th (8pm) and 21st (3pm).
Tickets: asfmerchant2016.bpt.me or 1 800 838 3006