months in Budapest.
Around that time [he was] in Lodz, where he was then
in a year co-director with M. D. Vaksman of the
From Lodz L. traveled
with a large united trope to Bialystok, where they
acted for four months.
Now L. returned to
Paris, where he began again with the local Yiddish
theatre, searching out new theatre buildings,
adapting to the Yiddish kibbutzim of Paris.
In 1931 he opened the
Ambigi Theatre, then he began to direct with Yiddish
troupes across the French province. In 1931-32 he
opened he Mutualita Theatre. In the troupes, L. who
put them together, he also had guest-stars Julius
Adler, Rudolf Zaslavsky, Molly Picon, Nelly Kesman,
Zigmunt Turkow, Ida Kaminska and Misha Fishzon.
L. acted alone very
often as a comical character in the troupes that he
L. owned a large library
of Yiddish publications and writings of theatre
repertory, and he had by himself written the plays:
"Ungter der maske", "Demfarbikants tokhter", "Far ir
kind", "Mendel Beilis", "Sholom shvartsbard" (staged
in New York by Jacob Silbert as his play), "Dos neye
rusland", "Der meshugener poet", as well as several
one-acters, and he translated "Ven der teyvl lakht"
and "Der umbakanter soldat", which were all
performed on the Yiddish stage in France.
M. and Sh. E.