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
 

Malvina Paskevitsh
 

P. was born in Iasi, Romania.

She was the sister of Janet.

She began acting in children's roles with Itsikl Goldenberg in "Zhignitsa Theatre". [Untervaksn], she went over to the prima donna role in Mordekhai Segalesco's troupe, acting Hammerstein in Goldfaden's repertoire.

P. got married to actor Elbert Segalesko and acted for a long time in Czernowitz, later back in the "Zhignitsa Theatre" in Bucharest, also with Segalesko's troupe across various Russian cities.

During the First World War she went across to Odessa, where she acted for a certain time with her husband, got a divorce afterwards with him, and married the actor Serber.

P.'s and Segalesko's daughter, Rukhele, was educated as an actress and has acted in the Kharkover Yiddish State Theatre.


M. E. from Janet Pskevitsh.

 


 

 

 

 


 

Home       |       Site Map       |      Exhibitions      |      About the Museum       |       Education      |      Contact Us       |       Links


Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 3, page 1648.
 

Copyright Museum of Family History.  All rights reserved.