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
 

Max Levy



An owner of a tavern in New York, he used to be called Levi.

In 1892 he became (together with Moshe Heine-Chaimovitsh and Adolf Prints) director of the Thalia Theatre, where Thomashefsky performed for the first time as an "amateur", and he remained at the theatre for three years.

Later he out-and-out retired and opened a hotel in Rockaway Beach.


M. E. from Adv. Sarason
 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 1049.
 

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