THE MAURICE SCHWARTZ YIDDISH ART TROUPE IN
First row: Miriam Lerer, Samuel Blum,
Adolf Mide, Maurice Schwartz, David Kaplan, Anna Schwartz, Samuel
Zilberberg, Clara Friedman, Helena Streitman, Betty Nisen, Mrs.
Brest, Joseph Schwartzberg.
Second row: Adolf Streitman, Heman Laster.
Third row: Khatzkel Mide, Isay Weinstein, Saul Nisen, Khulio
Warshawisk, Joseph Liberzon, Naum Glozunov, Yashen, Moniek Korn and
This was the first visit (1930) to Buenos Aires for Maurice Schwartz
and his troupe. They were to perform in the theatres Nuevo and
Zalmen Zylbercweig's biography of Maurice Schwartz:
From 5 April 1930, S. began to perform in English in scenes from
Shakespeare's "Shylock" in Kitt's vaudeville circuit, with a great
success. Here he received an invitation from Argentina's Yiddish
theatre director Adolf Mide to come to Argentina, where he directed
with the local troupe "Tuviya der milkhiger", "Jew Suss", "God of
Vengeance", "The Blacksmith's Daughter", "Hard to be a Jew",
Hinkemann", "The Ghost", "Kidddush Hashem", "Konkurentn", "Shabse
Tsvi", and "The Seven Who Were Hanged". The visit was an