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
 

Simcha Broyde


B. was born on 15 January 1881 in Stawiski, Lomza Gubernia, Poland.

His parents were teachers, merchants.

He learned in yeshivas, [lmudi-khuts] __ privately.

At the beginning of the twentieth century he came to America, and he threw himself into society-like work, and he organized a theatrical enterprise in Buffalo to benefit the "Bund" and through this became known to the New York managers and actors, and he [subsequently] began to manage Yiddish theatre productions, at first [lshm] cultural activity. Later due to funding, B. sold in the beginning(?) only from the production of the Yiddish troupes, which came to Buffalo, later he [dingt] the troupe on the percentage. For a short time he led the troupes by himself, [tsalndik] service.


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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 242.
 

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