(Warsaw, Mokotovska 137),
and a half year later as an actor and stage director
in small Yiddish provincial troupes.
In 1909, finding himself
in White Russia, N. due to the ban on Yiddish
theatre, acted with several Yiddish actors
(Director: Dzhukova) in five productions in Russian
(Russian one-acters and plays), just as he was
forced in 1915, due to the same situation, to act in
Yiddish operas in Russian.
From 1913-19 -- N. by himself
directed a provincial troupe, and in 1919-20 was
a director in Vilna.
N. acted in several
films, also "Der gabai" in Opatoshu's film "In the
N. wrote the following
sufrazhistke", a form in three acts with singing
(staged on 3 October 1913 in Lodz's "Grand
Theatre", Director: Y. Zandberg).
"Khayke in Odessa",
an operetta in three acts (staged on 16 December
1915 in Odessa's Bolgarov theatre, Director: L.
Rappel, and in 1915 under the direction of Nozyk
in Russia in Kiev under the name "Khayke in
Odessa"; on 11 March 1921 the operetta (with
music by H. Wohl), staged in Yiddish in New
York's Liberty Theatre".
"Mlkhle soldat", an
operetta in four acts (staged on 12 February
1916 in Odessa's Bolgarov Theatre), [published:
"Mlkhle soldat, a folksshtik in four acts, Warsaw
1927, price 1 gilden, publisher and book seller
T. Yakubson, M. Goldberg, 75 pp., 16°". The play
also was performed under the Bolshevik's regime
in a modified form].
a comedy in three acts with singing (staged in
August 1918 in Warsaw's Central Theatre").
N. also wrote the play
"Der shvartser lts", "Derzapesner soldat", "Sonke
dos goldene meydl", "A kbtsns khlum", "Sheyndele di
printserin", "A khasunah oyfn mars", "Yidl, vos
shlofstu?", "Sha, sha, der khasan geyt!", and "Di
shtot un dorf", which were performed.
N. wrote many theatrical
songs and one-acters, which often were sung and
performed in his name.
Since 1926 N. also has
written tens of revue numbers and two revue plays: "Zlate
di rebetsin", "Gvald, dirh-gelt", and "Vu nemt men a
khasan" for the small arts stage "Sambatyon", which
he helped found and directed. In March 1932 in
Warsaw's "Skala" Theatre there was staged N.'s revue
"Alts vert ge?shrt". A part of these numbers were
printed in special theatre editions, and a part in
the Friday issues of the Yiddish press in Poland.
Under his name and under
the pseudonym Nozhikov, Skin and Yitkhaki, N.
published many articles about theatre generally and
professional matters about Yiddish theatre in "Our
Life" (Odessa), Vilna's "Di tsayt", "Literarishe
bleter", in Zylbercweig's weekly "Theatre and Art",
in the Yiddish theatre professional organs, and
together with M. Nodelman edited one-time editions
N. once was chairman,
vice-president and secretary of the Professional
Yiddish Actors Union in Poland, and helped his
professional organ respond.
N. was a member in the
Polish Publication Committee of (first volume) the
"Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre".
G.'s printed plays in
Yitzhak Nozyk, Reyzele dem rbins, a folks-shtik in
four acts, Warsaw, 1926, [60 pp., 16°]
Yitzhak Nozyk, Mlkh'le soldat, folks-shtik i four
acts, Warsaw, 1927, publisher and book seller T.
Yakubson, M. Goldberg, [73 pp., 16°].
Yitzhak Nozyk --
Vi azoy ikh bin gekumen tsu der bine, "Teats"t",
Warsaw, 2, 1928.