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
 

Sigmund Mogulesko
(Zelig Mogilevski)

 

Born on 16 December 1858 in Zlatopolye, Bessarabia. Father -- Yoel Sharigrodski, changed his family name to Mogulevski -- a pious person, had a little bit of learning, was a mechanic in a factory in Ominsk. Mother -- Rukhl-Leah, a miukhss, the daughter of a local melamed, knew....

 

Play listings:

  1. 1887, "Yehuda un yisrael, oder, Shma yisrael [a free adaptation of the two sergeants"].

  2. 1890, "Di froy, oder, Tsey khasunus oyf lhkheys".

  3. 1890.12.25, "Der yidisher folkovnik".

  4. 1891.11.13, "Siberia", at Union Theatre.

  5. 1893-4 season, M. is manager of Windsor Theatre.

  6. 1894.10.18, "Blimele", at Windsor Theatre.

  7. 1895, "Kuzri", at Windsor Theatre.

  8. 1899, "Di shkhite (The Slaughter)", at Thalia Theatre

  9. 1899, "Ist sayd geto (East Side Ghetto)", at Thalia Theatre.

  10. 1901, "Di emigrantn (The Immigrants)", at People's Theatre.

  11. 1903, "Der nayer dor (The New Generation)", at Thalia Theatre (?).

  12. 1905, "Der umbakanter (The Unknown)", at Thalia Theatre.

  13. 1908, "Dos yidishe harts (The Jewish Heart)", at Thalia Theatre.

  14. 1910.11.xx, "A mentsh a mlakh", at Thalia (Adler) Theatre.

  15. 1912-13, time to time in Lipzin Theatre.

  16. 1913.04.15, "Di grinhorns (The Greenhorns)", at National Theatre.

  17. 1913.05.xx, "Di kishuf-makherin"; "Dos poylishe yingl"; "Di imigrantn".

 

M. E. from Leon Blank and Zigmunt Schwartz.

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 1180.
 

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