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
 

Izzy Goldstein
 

 

G. was born on 24 October 1908 in New York, America.

He completed public school and learned for two years in high school.

In 1915 he took his sister Jennie with him onto the stage in a children's role in one of Gabel's plays, and since then Gabel had written children's roles for him.

After acting with him for two years G. went over for a season to Anshel Schorr in Philadelphia, then with Lobel in the People's Theatre, then a season in the Lyric Theatre, again in the People's Theatre, and then with Satz at the Irving Place Theatre and across the province, a half-season with the Silberts in the Hopkinson Theatre, two years with Satz at the Irving Place, a short time in general he stopped acting, then performing as a buff comic with Lillian at the Lyric, while at the same time also with Isidore Cashier at the McKinley Square Theatre, and in 1928-9 at the Hopkinson Theatre.
 

M. E.

Jacob Kirschenbaum -- Neye pnis'er oyf unzer bine", "Morning Journal", 16 November 1928.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 376.
 

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