Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
B. was born on 15 March 1902
in Philadelphia, America. Her father was the actor
Aaron Soffe. She finished public school and attended a high school.
The first time she performed
on the stage was as a child of six years of age, singing
a song in her father's benefit. From age eight to eleven she
acted in children's roles. She began to act in adult
roles with the guest-starring Lipzin and later for
Lillian across the province.
In 1919 she acted in
Winnipeg; 1920 in Detroit; in 1921 she was in
Philadelphia. In 1922 she was in Cleveland; in 1923 in
Newark; in 1924 at the Lyric Theatre in Brooklyn. From 1925-7 she acted
at the Second Avenue Theatre; in 1928-9 in the Prospect
Theatre with Nathan Goldberg, and in 1929-30 she was in
Brooklyn's Rolland Theatre.
M. Osherowitz --
Amerikaner geborene un amerikaner ertsoygene aktyorn un
aktrises oyf der idisher bine, "Forward", 14 November,
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 174.
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