Manhattan Lyceum Theatre
The Manhattan Lyceum Theatre was located at 66-68 E. 4th Street
in the Bowery section of Lower Manhattan.
building, formerly known as Turn Hall, was the site of the
first professional Yiddish theater production in the United States.
play to be performed on Friday evening, 13 December 1901 was
"Rachel, oder, geshmat oys libe [Rachel," or "Apostasy for Love."]
Business Manager of the theatre was Joe Shaltikoff; the Artist Manager was
E. Smith; The Regiser was Saskin; Miss Siegel was the Dramatist.
photo: courtesy of the New York Public Library Digital Gallery.