Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Born in March 1899 in New York, America.
Her parents were the actors Sonya and Leon Nadolsky. As a
child N. acted in children's roles with Kalich, Mogulesko, Adler,
Kessler, Moshkovitsh et al. She received an American education at
Washington Irving High School and attended college. At the age of
fifteen N. acted in English with the "Neighborhood Playhouse", the
"Washington Square Players", "East-West Players" and toured with the
"Ben Greet Shakespeare Players". Then she was engaged to Arthur
Hopkins' English troupe in New York and she acted in English
together with Ben-Ami.
In 1920 N. became employed as a teacher
of drama at the University of Minnesota, then she went on tour with
an English operetta troupe across California.
In 1925 N. crossed over to the Yiddish
stage and acted with Schildkraut. In 1926 she went in as a member of
the union. In 1927 she acted in New York's National Theatre. In 1931
she was with the "Yiddish Ensemble Arts Theatre".
N. was the wife of writer Z. Veynper.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1393.
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