In 1910 in Kishinev he
joined Fukelman's theatre under the direction of Genfer,
and he acted in the middle role of Rakov's "Der
In 1911 he toured with
Zolotnitzky's troupe across old and new Bessarabia, then
he became engaged by Sabsey for Odessa as a coupletist
and later in one-acters in the newly-build Yiddish
theatre "Navosti," which in 1912 became a legitimate
In 1913 he went over to the
troupe of Sam Adler, Kanevsky-Kharlamp and later to the
trope of Zhitomirski. At the end of 1913 he immigrated
to Paris and acted in Esther Wallerstein's troupe, then
with Morris Akselrad, finishing the year with
Spivakowski in Belgium.
In 1914 he arrived in
America and staged in New York's "Manhattan Lyceum"
Abraham Blum's play, "Der eybiker kamf (The Eternal
Struggle)." Later he migrated across America with Lea
In 1916 he was engaged in
Cleveland ("Globe Theatre") under the direction of
Esther Wallerstein and Isidore Lash, where they played
for three months "Der royter distrikt (The Red
In 1917 he was in Boston at
the "Grand Opera House" under the direction fo Jacob
Kalich and Dina Feinman.
From 1919-1921 he was with
Gerner in Chicago.
In 1924 P. was in Elving's
"Metropolitan Theatre" in Newark.
In 1925 he guest-starred in
Paris, Antwerp, Brussels and Bucharest.
In 1926 he acted in Joseph
Kessler's Bronx "McKinley Square Theatre."
In 1927 he was in Mike
Thomashefsky's "Garden Theatre" in Philadelphia.
In 1928 he was in Littman's
"People's Theatre" in Detroit.
In 1930 P. guest-starred in
In 1931 he was in Buenos
Aires, Argentina (Excelsior Theatre), where he played
with exceptional succesin in the play "Zise momentn
In 1932 he directed with
"Figaro Playhouse" in Los Angeles.
In the years 1933-1935 he
guest-starred in London's "Pavilion Theatre," in the
"Folly Dramatic Theatre" in Paris (where he directed Y.
Khhomski's "Mendel Bankrotnik"), and across Romania
(Bucharest, Iasi, Czernowitz and the provincial cities.)
In 1936 he acted in
Brooklyn, New York at the "Hopkinson Theatre."
In the summer of 1937 he
again guest-starred in New York's "Public Theatre" with
Molly Picon and Aaron Lebedeff.
In 1938-1939 he
guest-starred three times in Buenos Aires ("Teatro Mitre"),
and in Montevideo, Uruguay ("Teatro Soleil").
In 1940 he directed with a
troupe in the "Mason Opera House" in Los Angeles.
In 1942 he acted and
stage-directed in the "Manhattan Theatre" in Cleveland.
In 1943-1945 he was the
business manager in the "Douglas Park Theatre" in
Chicago (director Oscar Ostroff), where he also put on
dance and performed in special productions
Sh. E. from
M. E. from his
brother Shlomo Prizament, and Joel Spiegel.