Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Born on 3 September 1895 in Denver,
Colorado, America. Her parents were [angra] meat merchants and
owners of a Yiddish theatre in Denver. She learned in college.
After her marriage to Julius Nathanson
she began to act with him in English and then debuted in Yiddish as
"Sister" in "Dos zise meydl" in Boston under her husband's
direction, first during the production of "Di goldene kale (The
Golden Bride)", and she then acted as a prima donna. Later she had an
opportunity to act as "Yehudit" in "Akosta" (with S. Goldenberg) and
"Di prostitutke" in Avrham Shomer's "Eykele mzik" (with Schildkarut).
In 1927-8 N. acted at New York's Second Avenue Theatre, in 1928-9 in
Philadelphia. In the summer of 1930 she guest-starred with her
husband in Argentina, in 1930-31 she acted in Chicago and across the
American province. In 1932 she guest-starred with her husband in
Specialty: Prima donna.
M. E. from Julius
Jacob Kirschenbaum -- Neye pnis'er oyf
unzer bihne, "Morning Journal", N.Y., 16 March 1928.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1399.
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