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 19 April 1909
in Lodz, Poland.
Her father was the actor Max
At the age of five she acted
in a children's role in Lateiner's "Khinke and pinke"
in Lodz's Grand Theatre, later in other children's roles. Afterwards she acted in children's roles in Lipovski's
troupe in Vilna.
When her parents immigrated
from Harbin to Seattle, Washington, America, she acted
only in children's roles until she was in Philadelphia,
where she finished public school, when she began to
perform in a grown-up role in Gordin's "Sappho" with
B. came to New York where
she acted at the Irving Place Theatre. From there she
went over to Elving in Newark, where she acted for two
seasons as a soubrette, and from 1928-30 she was at the
Second Avenue Theatre.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 153.
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