Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
The Yiddish Theatre
in the Ghetto from Pietrkov Trybunalski
According to Dr. Mikhal Lubliner, there had been in
Pietrkov Trybunalski (Poland), where the Nazis had
introduced one of their first ghettos, an acting Yiddish
Theatre in the ghetto.
[Eyngekvetsht] into a
limited space, in an atmosphere of hunger and need,
epidemic sickness and fear of death, [afilu ven der khlf
iz shoyn mmsh gelegn oyfn haldz], has the talented ward
of the Poalei Zion, the late martyr Mordechai Meir
Leyzerovitsh directing Sh. Anski's "Tog un Nakht (Day
and Night)", acting in the role of "R' Dn".
Leyzerovitsh as "Rabbi Dn" and "Motke Ganef"
of people, exhausted, tired and scared, had been
thrilled with this performance.
Sh. E. from Dr.
Tel Aviv, pp. 599-602.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 5, page 4784.
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