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
 

R. Makhnovska
 

 

M. was born in Yanovke, near Odessa, Ukraine. Her father was a colonist.

She learned in the city school, learning Yiddish with a teacher. She entered as a chorus girl in the Russian troupe of Borisov and Vladimirov, with whom she traveled with until they were in Yekaterinoslav when she went over to the Yiddish troupe of Spivakovsky-Sam Adler, where she was for two years. Then for two years she was in Warsaw's Yiddish theatre, later as an actress in the troupe of Genfer, then in the troupes of Myerson, Krause, Rotshteyn, Eskin, Rappel, and Vaksman.

During wartime she acted with Liebert in Kishinev, then with Zelazo in Nikolayev and with Zhitomirsky.

In 1913 she was in Minsk with Segal.

In 1920 she was in Warsaw.

In 1923 she was with Brandeskon in Minsk and then in a collective, where she toured across Siberia.
 

Sh. E. from L. Dushman.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 1217.
 

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