National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene presents Zalmen Mlotek and Moishe Rosenfeld’s musical, which chronicles Jewish immigration and assimilation. More…
‘Amerike – The Golden Land’ tells the stories of Jewish immigrants as they strive to build a new life while continuing their traditions. Featuring a score that weaves in popular songs of the day, the show is based on the experiences of real immigrants who faced the heartbreaking challenges of beginning again in an unfamiliar land. In Yiddish with English and Russian supertitles.
See it if wish to see great talent and a masterful story of life in America -The Golden Land as seen/felt by the early 20th century Jewish immigrants.
Don't see it if have trouble with the language. The titles should have been larger and perhaps posted on the sides of the stage.
See it if you enjoy great music and insight into an immigrant experience that in many respects is no different than that of all immigrants.
Don't see it if you expect a rich story with character development.
See it if you want to see a wonderful history of the Jewish experience in America as if the Great 2nd Ave Jewish Musical B'way were still with us.
Don't see it if this topic doesn't interest you and reading super title translations is not your thing.
See it if you know anyone who is an immigrant or has descended from one. Though it tells a Jewish story, it is cross culturally relevant.
Don't see it if subtitles annoy you.
See it if You enjoy musical reviews about the Jewish immigration experience. The Yiddish language is exceptionally expressive.
Don't see it if Subtitles can be distracting.
See it if This is a wonderful show about Immigration. It's reminds us that we are a world of many backgrounds and owe it to each other to love all.
Don't see it if If you don't enjoy musicals about other other countries or have a difficult time reading subtitles. See it anyway.
See it if An interesting alternate view of early 20th Century history from the Jewish immigrant's POV interests. Large capable cast, enthusiastic band
Don't see it if You've no interest in the Jewish diaspora in the US or an evening of Yiddish songs with subtitles. Vaudeville aside, heavy on the schmaltz.
See it if have any interest in Yiddish theater; the show is fun (not as good as last year's Golden Bride). Timely and well cast.
Don't see it if aren't interested in an immigration story or Yiddish Theater.
See it if a fast-paced, nostalgic tour through the eyes of Jewish immigrants, by a marvelously skilled, energetic cast. Upbeat, but not saccharine.
Don't see it if you aren't interested in a musical revue, need a plot, or hate subtitles. the show veers toward kitsch but manages to avoid it.
See it if You are interested in the history of Jewish immigration told by talented actors and singers.Lots of belly laughs too!
Don't see it if Just see it! Very amusing and entertaining,especially on a hot day.
See it if you are interested in the Jewish immigration experience and how it might resonate with today's issues, if you like musicals.
Don't see it if You don't like subtitles with live theater.
See it if You enjoy stirring tales of immigrants in America, well told and sung in Yiddish. Very moving with great music.
Don't see it if You don't enjoy reading supertitles if you don't know Yiddish.
See it if Enjoy old school Yiddish musicals with English subtitles. Want to learn recipe for grivenes and actual words to Romania Romania.vicarious ex
Don't see it if Not interested in Yiddish theater or Jewish themes
See it if You are interested in a well-done history of Jewish immigration that is relevant for many of today's immigrants
Don't see it if Supertitles are difficult for you
See it if you like light hearted musical. It feels more like a wikipedia page than drama
Don't see it if you hate reading subtitles as it's mostly in Yiddish
See it if you want to learn more about our immigrant population who came to our shores to find a new freedom in life. Great production!
Don't see it if you hate history.
See it if You like rich cultural experiences grounded in history and experience; want to see immigrant experiences explored over time; love singing!
Don't see it if You think Amerike shoud be spelled with a ca . . .
See it if you enjoy musicals. This is an interesting play about Jewish immigration. If you have seen every other musical on broadway, then see this
Don't see it if you don't like musicals about jewish immigration or any religious affiliation. It was not a great musical.
See it if appreciate talent in service of an important and sometimes lost history. The songs may be Yiddish, but the immigrant story is all of ours
Don't see it if Can't deal with supertitles
See it if you have an abiding love of Yiddish songs; you're interested in a basic introduction to Jewish American history.
Don't see it if you're looking for a nuanced story; watching things in a foreign language frustrates you.