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

1931-1967
 

Julia Adler

Born in Philadelphia, America.

Her parents were Jacob P. and Sara Adler.

She finished public school and also learned singing and the dramatic arts with a tutor.

She acted with her parents in children's roles, later in adult roles.

She participated with her father in the Jewish "Shylock" production as "Jessica".

In 1922 she played the part of "Jessica" in Belasco's English production of "Shylock (Merchant of Venice)".

In 1928-9, she acted in New York's Yiddish Folks Theatre.


M. E. from Sara Adler.

  • Julia Adler -- "Mayn interesantster moment oyf der bine", "Der tog", 15 February 1929.

  • A. Frumkin -- "Di erste trit fun adler's kinder oyf der bine", "Morning Journal", 11 January 1928.

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 11.
 

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