Metropolitan Klezmer & Isle of Klezbos at Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
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The Walt Whitman Theater will be transformed into a Simcha Palace when these two internationally acclaimed ensembles hit the stage with their unique interpretations of traditional Eastern European favorites, Yiddish swing and folk tunes, and original compositions.
Venue Description: Founded in 1954, Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College presents outstanding performing arts and arts education programs, reflective of Brooklyn's diverse communities, at affordable prices. Each season, Brooklyn Center welcomes over 65,000 people to the 2,400 seat Walt Whitman Theatre, including up to 45,000 schoolchildren from over 300 schools who attend their SchoolTime series, one of the largest arts-in-education programs in the borough. In 2014-2015, Brooklyn Center will celebrate its 60th anniversary season, which will correspond with the opening of the new Leonard and Claire Tow Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College.