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
 

Shaye Petlakh
 

 

A [komyugyst].

He worked earlier in a furniture factory.

In his thirtieth year he came with a young group for the Bielo Tserkov drama in the Kharkov Yiddish State Theatre.

In 1936 he became an actor and director for the Zhitomir [moving=bavleglekhn] Yiddish Theatre.

He fell as a volunteer at the Front in the struggle against the Nazis.
 

Sh. E.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 5, page 4510.
 

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