Wednesday, May 13, 2009

TM on TV

Last month, the museum got its fifteen minutes of fame on television. (Almost literally. Just add up the lengths of the clips we're featured in.) Actress Lauren Ambrose told NBC's First Look that she fell in love with 97 Orchard while preparing for her role in Awake & Sing, a Lincoln Center production about a Jewish family struggling through the Great Depression, and now counts TM as one of the top three things she can't live without.

A recent PBS Sunday Arts profile gave a great behind-the-scenes look at our history and mission. And Columbia University's Uptown Radio covered "Coping While Broke," an April installment of our Lower East Side Stories series. Listen to museum educator Max Weissberg discuss the Yiddish term "luftmensch" and its relevance to economic downturns.

A tour of 97 Orchard helped Lauren Ambrose research immigrant life during the Great Depression for the play Awake and Sing

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