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
 

[?] Fleisig


Had a delicatessen business in Pittsburgh, America, and was engaged in 1900 by a Yiddish troupe (Neytan Rosental, Shankman, Jacob Hochstein, Hyman Wallerstein, Rotman, Sadie Shoengold, Bessie Gold, Mrs. Barodkin, Greenblatt) to come act in Pittsburgh.

Since then F. became a Yiddish theatre manager. He later came to New York, where he directed with Yiddish variety theatres, and then he withdrew from the theatre business opened a hotel in the town.

F.'s daughter Janet is an English actress and was the star of "A Little Child Shall Lead Them". F.'s son, Richard Mayo (deceased), was also an English actor.
 

Sh. E. from Sholem Perlmutter and Rose Pivar.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 6, page 6038.
 

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