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On Second Avenue, Yiddish musical theatre

OnSecondAvenue.jpgThe musical revue "On Second Avenue" returns to the Segal Centre after a successful run almost fifteen years ago.

It's a celebration of Yiddish theatre and its legacy in American culture - from its beginnings in 19th-century Romania, all the way to its golden age in 1930s New York.

Anna Fishman Gonshor will be talking about the historical background of the musical later today at Sunday@ the Segal.

She's a lecturer at the Department of Jewish Studies at McGill University. 

She joins Sonali Karnick this morning, along with her husband Aron Gonshor, who performs in the show.

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