Lives in the Yiddish Theatre
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN THE yIDDISH THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"

1931-1967
 

Shlomo Eyzenshtark

He was born on 27 September 1893 in Warsaw, Poland.

They settled in Lodz and it was there that he completed four classes in the Konshtant school. In the years 1910-14 he studied painting with the artist Haniman, and then he began to write one-acters for the Yiddish vaudeville theatres.

Through the initiative of Haniman, he performed in the Lodz Grand Theatre as the set designer, soon to be the composer's assistant, and after he toured with a troupe across the Polish province already as an actor. He came back, already performing as a "buff-comedian" at the Lodz Grand Theatre, then he acted in Warsaw with St. Clair, and he became a co-founder of the "First Yiddish United Dramatic Troupe in Lithuania", traveling across Lithuania.

In 1922 E. went to Paris, became a member of their Yiddish theatre, where he has acted with breaks until today.

E. composed the operetta "Der yidisher shtolts" (performed by Julius Adler at the Skala Theater in Lodz), and [stsenizirt] Hugo's novel "Der gbur in keytn" (production by Adler at the Lodz Skala Theatre).

Specialty: Buff-comedian.


Sh. E.

 


 

 

 

 


 


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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 52.
 

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