Zalmen Mlotek, one of the world’s leading figures in Yiddish folk, theater and choral music, is co-artistic director of the Folksbiene Yiddish Theater, the longest continuously operating Yiddish theater company in the world. An innovative force in bringing contemporary musical theater pieces about the Jewish-American experience to Broadway, Mlotek was the co-creator and music director of Those Were The Days, which received two Tony nominations and a Drama Desk award, and The Golden Land, an Off-Broadway hit which toured internationally. Mlotek is the conductor of the Workmen’s Circle Chorus, The New Yiddish Chorale and the Rottenberg Chorale.
Adrienne Cooper and Zalmen Mlotek have performed Ghetto Tango in venues around the world. For information on booking, contact Traditional Crossroads, P.O. Box 20320, New York, NY 10001; email: [email protected]; phone (212) 579-3761; fax (212) 579-3762.