David Kessler’s 2nd Avenue Theatre made its debut on September 14, 1911, the first of the playhouses to open along the “Yiddish Rialto.”
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Cezar Del Valle will be conducting walking tours of the Yiddish Rialto for Local Expeditions beginning Sunday, November 27, 2016
Legendary theatre historian, Cezar Del Valle is celebrating 20 years of theatre talks and walks, 1996-2016. Currently accepting bookings for historical societies, libraries , senior centers, etc. Details of independent walks will be published this fall.
Del Valle is the author of the Brooklyn Theatre Index, a three-volume history of borough theatres. The first two chosen 2010 OUTSTANDING BOOK OF THE YEAR by the Theatre Historical Society. Final volume published in September 2014.
Currently editing and updating the third edition of the Brooklyn Theatre Index, Volume I.