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
 

Golde Lubritsky
 

Golde was born on  26 December 1899 in London, England [family member states that Golde's birthday was Jan. 31, 1896, and that she was born in Whitechapel, London, England- ed.] Her father was a prompter in a Yiddish theatre. She studied at school until the age of eight after which she began to play in children’s roles with Adler, making her debut as  “Benjamin’s child” in Libin’s “Broken Hearts”.

In 1908 she came to America with her family, where she came into contact with the Yiddish theatre. Her first adult role was with Moshkovitsh in Kornblit’s “Too Late”.  Since then she had the opportunity to act with Kessler, Adler, Bessie Thomashefsky, Max Rosenthal and Satz. From 1926-30 she played with Gabel; from 1930-31 at the Folks Theatre (with German), from 1931-32 at the Public Theatre (with Satz and Thomashefsky); from 1932-33 at the Liberty (with German) and at the National Theatre (with Goldenberg).

L. is the wife of the actor Irving Grossman. Her sister Fanny and brother Dave acted on the Yiddish stage.


M. E. and M. E. from Fanny Lubritsky.

M. Oshertowitch – Girl-brides in life, children on stage, “Forv.”, N.Y., 14 January, 1921.

A. Frumkin- The children’s roles on the Yiddish stage, “Mo"Zh”, N.Y., 7 December 1928.

 

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 1014.
 

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