Solomon Libin, Yiddish Short Story Writer And Playwright

jewsih harlemSolomon Libin, born in Gorki, Byelorussia. His family imigrated from Russia to London in 1891 and to Harlem, New York in 1892. Continue Reading →

OKLAHOMA! 60th Anniversary By Harlemites Rodgers And Hammerstein

60th classics_oklahoma_1The Academy Award -winning musical team West Harlemites Rodgers & Hammerstein’s American classic OKLAHOMA! returns to theaters nationwide for the first time in wide release in 60 years. Continue Reading →

Rodgers And Hammerstein Harlem, NY, 1940-50’s

Rodgers_and_Hart_in harlemRichard Rodgers (1902–1979) and Oscar Hammerstein II (1895–1960) met in a brownstone on West 119th Street while both attended Columbia University in West Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →