Historic Yiddish theater damaged by snowstorm in Romania

Jan 30, 2014

Historic Yiddish theater damaged by snowstorm in Romania

One of Europe’s oldest Yiddish theaters, the State Jewish Theater of Bucharest, has been forced to close down after its roof was damaged by the snowstorms sweeping Romania. “This is a disaster. About 30 percent of the theater roof has been destroyed. The stage ...

Over 75 injured in partial ceiling collapse at London theater

Dec 20, 2013

Over 75 injured in partial ceiling collapse at London theater

Hunks of plaster and dust rained down on a packed audience when the ceiling of a London theater partially collapsed Thursday night. More than 75 people were injured — seven seriously, authorities said. The collapse at the Apollo theater took place around 8:15 p.m. ...