N. was born in Lodz, Poland.
The daughter of prompter and
showman (the saint) Wolf Neuhaus.
At the age of five she began
to act in children's roles in the Lodz Yiddish Theatre
where Dora Weissman, Anna and Hyman Yakuobvitsh, Lucy
and Misha German, guest-starred.
She completed a Yiddish
folkshul and then began to attend a gymnasium, but
then she changed her studies because of the outbreak of the
Second World War and fled with her family to Warsaw.
During the sad ghetto life, she performed as a Yiddish
actress in coffee houses and at other various
activities. When the "Yiden reynigung (Jewish
cleansing)" began, she along with her mother, as
ostensibly "Christians", went away to the Lublin region.
After Liberation, she came
with her mother to Germany, where she acted in the
Yiddish theatre in various troupes, also in small art
theatres for the Board of Culture -- "Di goldene pave",
and in the camps.
In 1950 she left Germany and
came to America, where she took part in, from
time-to-time, activities in the summers in the Berg
Hotel. N. also acted at the "Neyem yidishn teater (New
Yiddish Theatre)" in New York, produced through the