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
 

Miriam Orleska
 

 

O. was born in Warsaw.

While in school she became known as a declamator, and in her last school year in the gymnasium, she participated as "David" in David Herman's production of Asch's "Mitn shtort".

Aftercompleting the gymnasium A. attended the pedagogical institute and secretly learned in the Polish dramatic school with Khranievetski and Bednortshik and afterwards with Zelverovitsh. In 1919 A. performed in the Vilna Troupe in Warsaw, in which she has acted until now.

Specialty: Dramatics.

Miriam Orleska -- Vi azoy ikh biz gekumen tsu der bine "Teat"tst", Warsaw, 2, 1928.

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 97.
 

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