Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
G. was born in Boston,
Her parents were Yiddish
She learned in public and
high school and Yiddish privately with a teacher. As a
five-year-old child she began to act in children's roles
in her parents' troupe, and later in adult roles. Since
1916 G. acted in main roles in the local troupe, with
which she traveled around across America.
In 1920 G. was engaged to
the English theatre manager Saliver Marasko for the play
"Abie's Irish Rose", in which she acted in the role of
"Mrs. Cohen" for seventy-two weeks.
Sh. E. from
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 521.
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