Lives in the Yiddish Theatre
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN THE yIDDISH THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
In 1925 Burstein
performed at the
Hopkinson Theatre in
ed.), in 1926 at
the Liberty Theatre (also
in Brownsville); later
McKinley [Square, ed.]
Theatre in the Bronx; in
1928-9 he played at the
Prospect Theatre in the
Bronx, and in 1929-30 he
performed at Philadelphia's Arch Street
Editor's note: This short biography that is included in the Lexicon's first volume was published in New York in 1931. Mr. Burstein had much more of an illustrious career after this volume was published, until his ultimate passing in 1986.
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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 156.
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