In 1942 she performed as
"Jennie Sterling" in Israel Rosenberg's piece "Der
khtn hot khrth(?)" at the Parkway Theatre. During
the 1943 season she acted in Maurice Schwartz's
[Yiddish] Art Theatre (role of "Teresa" in I.J.
Singer's "The Family Carnovsky"). In 1944 she acted
at the Folks Theatre, directed by Jacob Ben-Ami, in Leivick's "Der ns(?) fun getto" and Peretz
Miransky's "Mir veln lebn" (role of "Frida"). In
January 1945 she acted with Ben-Ami as "Freydenil"
in Gordin's "God, Man and Devil". During season
1945-6 again [she joined] the Yiddish Art Theatre
(role of "The Martyred Bride" [Roselein]) in Peretz's
"The Three Gifts", and as "Julia Hertzl" in the piece
Muriel married public
accountant Ezra Shein, left the stage and dedicated
herself to the Yiddish radio, where she had many
times the chief role during the "Forward Hour", in
dramatic romances, and also had the program "Tshfridene
Muriel performed the
role of "Lily" in the film "Shir hasharim" with
Samuel Goldenburg, whom she regarded as her teacher
in the dramatic arts.
Muriel had, in 1956,
earned a B.A. in Psychology at N.Y.U., and in 1957
an M.A. in Literature, preparing her dissertation as
a Doctor of Literature.
Gershon Einbinder [Chaver-Paver]
-- The Young Actress Mirele Gruber -- A Product of
the Yiddish Stage in America, "M"F", N.Y., 24