Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
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".
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.
Miriam Orleska -- Vi azoy
ikh biz gekumen tsu der bine "Teat"tst", Warsaw, 2,
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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