The Yiddish Book Center's
Wexler Oral History Project
A growing collection of in-depth interviews with people of all ages and backgrounds, whose stories about the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture offer a rich and complex chronicle of Jewish identity.
Yiddish Theater Has Never Been One Single Thing
Motl Didner, associate artistic director of the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, explains that "Yiddish theater" has never been a monolithic, singular entity as some would allege, but rather is characterized by a multiplicity of shows, styles, and theatrical attitudes.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Motl Didner.
This excerpt is in English.
Motl Didner was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey in 1973.
This interview is part of the Yiddish and the Arts: musicians, actors, and artists series.