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
 

Sonya Borodkin


Together with her husband, Berl Barodkin, she found where she could perform after the banning of Yiddish theatre in Russia -- in London, when she migrated with Zilberman's troupe to New York. Here she began to act in the Oriental Theatre, and after the theatre company disbanded, there could be no lapse in the company, she helped her husband in the bar that he had opened.

B. passed away at her sister's in Chicago.


M. E. from Moshe Simonoff.

  • B. Gorin -- "History of the Yiddish Theatre", Vol, I, p. 242; Vol. II, p. 30.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 124.
 

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