Lives in the Yiddish Theatre
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"

1931-1969
 

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".
 

 

Mordechai Meir Leyzerovitsh as "Rabbi Dn" and "Motke Ganef"

Hundreds of people, exhausted, tired and scared, had been thrilled with this performance.
 

Sh. E. from Dr. Michal Lubliner.

"Pietrkov Tribunalski", Tel Aviv, pp. 599-602.


 

 

 

 


 

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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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